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Overview

Introduction to Greenville, Alabama

Greenville, Alabama, in Butler county, is 42 miles SW of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center) and 185 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia.

Greenville History

The City of Greenville was originally known as Butlerville. In 1822, it became the county seat of Butler County, which was founded in 1819. In the same year, the city was renamed Greenville after Greenville, South Carolina. Initially, the area was inhabited by the Muscogee, Choctaw, and Creek Indians.

Greenville and nearby Attractions

  • Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum
  • Pioneer Museum of Alabama
  • Alabama State Capitol
  • Roland Cooper State Park
  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
  • Frank Jackson State Park

Things To Do In Greenville

While staying in Greenville, one can visit the King Street Historic District, East Commerce Street Historic District, Commerce Street Residential Historic District, and South Greenville Historic District. The Confederate Park, Beeland Park, Day Memorial Park, and Dunbar Park also offer several recreational facilities. One can also visit the Greenville Public Library to explore some of the area's history. The city hosts annual events such as the Sweet Gum Bottom Blues Festival and Watermelon Jubilee.

Greenville Transportation

Flights can be availed from Montgomery Regional Airport.

Greenville Higher Education

There are several universities and colleges that offer higher educational facilities including Auburn University-Montgomery, Alabama State University, Tuskegee University, Community College of the Air Force, and many more.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,896
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+3,243
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married37.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$28,403
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,467
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,536

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,289
% Above Poverty Level72.9%
% Below Poverty Level27.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$105,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.4%
Irish5.7%
English5.6%
German2.9%
African2.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Italian1%
Polish0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Basque0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Greenville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler County
Standard Zip Codes36037
Phone Area Codes334
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.82
Approximate Longitude-86.62

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)

StationGREENVILLE
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 59 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp54 to 79 F
Annual Precip57.6 inches
StationHIGHLAND HOME
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp50 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches
StationANDALUSIA 3 W
Distance37.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 61 F
Apr Temp50 to 79 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 81 F
Annual Precip61.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fort Deposit1,519$35,511
Georgiana1,681$25,236
Luverne2,824$57,995
McKenzie473$52,768
Pine Apple109$58,125
Rutledge318$43,750

Greenville Public Libraries

Greenville - Butler County Public Library
309 FORT DALE STREET
Greenville, Alabama
(334) 382-3216

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Greenville Hospitals

L. V. Stabler Memorial Hospital
(Proprietary)
29 L. V. Stabler Drive
(334) 383-2200

Greenville Public Schools

Butler Co Area Voc Sch
211 School Highlands Road
ZIP: 36037
High
Greenville Elem Sch
102 Butler Cir
ZIP: 36037
Primary
Total Enrollment 335
Greenville High Sch
100 Tiger Dr
ZIP: 36037
High
Total Enrollment 654
Greenville Middle Sch
300 Overlook Rd
ZIP: 36037
Middle
Total Enrollment 669
W. O. Parmer Elem Sch
100 Butler Circle
ZIP: 36037
Primary
Total Enrollment 627

Greenville Private Schools

Camellia City Christian Academy
1300 S Conecuh St
ZIP: 36037
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 15
Fort Dale Academy
1100 Gamble St
ZIP: 36037
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 414
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