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Overview

Introduction to Greenville, Ohio

Greenville, Ohio, in Darke county, is 33 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center) and 65 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city has a population of 13,294.

Greenville History

In 1793, General Anthony Wayne established his army headquarters in Greenville to gain control over the Great Northwest Territory. The area was named after General Nathanael Greene. On August 3, 1795, the famous Treaty of Greenville was signed at Fort GreenVille. The area was settled by whites around 1820. Greenville was incorporated in 1870.

Greenville and nearby Attractions

  • Englewood MetroPark
  • Fort Jefferson
  • Darke County Historical Society Museum
  • Lake Loramie State Park
  • Garst Museum

Things To Do In Greenville

You can view the memorabilia of Lowell Thomas and Annie Oakley at the Garst Museum. Greenville offers several parks including the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, Greenville City Park, and Annie Oakley Park. You can also visit the Greenville South Broadway Commercial Historic District and Tecumseh Boulder Historical Site. Leisure time can be spent at the Greenville Roller Rink - The Skate Place.

Greenville Transportation

The nearest international airport is James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.

Greenville Higher Education

University of Dayton, Wright State University - Main Campus, and Sinclair Community College are the nearby colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 13,081
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 22.8%
Employed Population 16+ 5,116
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,579
% Above Poverty Level 82%
% Below Poverty Level 18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 43%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 14.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Greenville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Dayton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Darke
Standard Zip Codes 45331
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.102
Longitude -84.633

Greenville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GREENVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station WINCHESTER AP 3E
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station RICHMOND WTR WKS
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansonia 1,160 $40,938
Arcanum 2,161 $56,058
Bradford 1,716 $51,042
Gettysburg 598 $39,688
Hollansburg 311 $52,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Greenville Public Libraries

Library
Greenville Public Library
520 SYCAMORE ST.
Greenville, Ohio
(937) 548-3915
Library Web Site

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Greenville Hospitals

WAYNE HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
835 SWEITZER STREET
(937) 548-1141
Emergency Service: Yes

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Greenville High Schools

GREENVILLE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
100 GREENWAVE WAY
937-548-4188
Serves 1,106 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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