Introduction to Greenville, New York
The first European settlers arrived in this area in 1774. The town was founded from portions of Durham and Coxsackie in 1803. Greenville was named in honor of Revolutionary War General Nathaniel Greene in 1808.
Greenville and nearby Attractions
- Caverns Creek Grist Mill Museum
- Crailo State Historic Site
- Hudson River Islands State Park
- Berkshire Botanical Garden
- Howe Caverns
Things To Do In Greenville
Local museums include the Old Stone Fort Museum, the Albany Institute of History and Art, the American Museum of Fire Fighting and the Irish American Heritage Museum. Historic sites in the area include the Crailo State Historic Site, the Olana State Historic Site and the New York Executive Mansion. Catskill Park, Hudson River Islands State Park and John Boyd Thacher State Park are some of the local parks, while Thompson's Lake State Park offers fishing, hiking, boating and camping opportunities.
Albany International is the nearest major airport.
Greenville Higher Education
The College of Saint Rose, Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson Valley Community College and SUNY Albany are some of the nearby colleges and universities.