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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

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,979
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens23.8%
Employed Population 16+5,177
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married40.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,072
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,134
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,022

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,695
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone42.3%
Median Gross Rent$609
Median House Value$87,600

Ancestry

Irish14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.5%
English9%
French Except Basque3%
Italian2.6%
Dutch2.4%
Scottish1.3%
Polish0.8%
Portuguese0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Czech0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
German0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Greenville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Darke County
Standard Zip Codes45331
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.1
Approximate Longitude-84.62

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 WATER PLANT
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationWINCHESTER AP 3E
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationRICHMOND WTR WKS
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ansonia1,214$43,365
Arcanum2,272$63,780
Bradford1,701$53,804
Gettysburg613$39,688
Hollansburg253$47,000
New Madison954$53,854

Greenville Public Libraries

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

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Greenville Hospitals

Wayne Hospital
(Non-profit)
835 Sweitzer Street
(937) 547-5926

Greenville Public Schools

Greenville Intermediate School
301 E 5th St
ZIP: 45331
(937) 548-2815
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
Greenville Junior High School
131 Central Ave
ZIP: 45331
(937) 548-3202
Middle
Total Enrollment 402
Greenville Middle School
701 Wayne Ave
ZIP: 45331
(937) 548-3185
Middle
Total Enrollment 357
Greenville Primary School
7550 State Route 118
ZIP: 45331
(937) 548-1013
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Greenville Senior High School
100 Greenwave Way
ZIP: 45331
(937) 548-4188
High
Total Enrollment 868

Greenville Private Schools

De Colores Montessori School
312 Central Ave
ZIP: 45331
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
St Mary Elementary School
238 W 3rd St
ZIP: 45331
Elementary
Total Enrollment 84
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