Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi

Greenville: City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States


Greenville is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,400 and a population density of 480 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,315 inhabitants.

The city was created 199 years ago in 1823.

Quick Facts about Greenville

Population : 28,315 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 38700–38799
Phone Area Codes : 662
Area : 71.63 km2
Official name : Greenville
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Capital city : Greenville is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1824 (199 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 11:00:01 (2nd February 2023)
Density : 395 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -21.49% (2010-2020)
Greenville locator map
Location of Greenville on Mississippi map.
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Washington Avenue Greenville
Washington Avenue Greenville image


Greenville is located at 33°24'32"N 91°3'35"W (33.4089800, -91.0597800).

Greenville map


According to census records, the population of Greenville decreased by 21.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 41,633 -
2010 34,400 -21.03% census
2011 33,889 -1.51% estimation process
2012 33,399 -1.47% estimation process
2013 33,074 -0.98% estimation process
2014 32,637 -1.34% estimation process
2015 31,912 -2.27% estimation process
2016 31,341 -1.82% estimation process
2017 30,638 -2.29% estimation process
2018 29,825 -2.73% estimation process
2019 29,085 -2.54% estimation process
2020 28,315 -2.72% estimation process

Greenville zip code is 38701. County name: Washington, County fips: 28151

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People born in Greenville (79)

People born in Greenville, including puppeteer, animator, cartoonist, actor, investor, filmmaker, and screenwriter Jim Henson, Christian preacher and pedestrian circumnavigator Arthur Blessitt, actress Finn Carter, .


  • Eden Brent (American musician) she was born in 16/11/1965
  • LaToya Thomas (American basketball player) she was born in 06/07/1981
  • Shelby Foote (American novelist, historian) he was born in 17/11/1916
  • Tyrone Davis (American musician) he was born in 04/05/1938
  • Eddie Hughes (American basketball player) he was born in 26/05/1960
  • William Y. Humphreys (American politician (1890-1933)) he was born in 09/09/1890
  • Quentin Groves (American football player (1984-2016)) he was born in 05/07/1984
  • Mary Wilson (American vocalist and founding member of The Supremes) she was born in 06/03/1944
  • Frank White (American professional baseball player, second baseman) he was born in 04/09/1950
  • Antonio Johnson (American football player) he was born in 08/12/1984
  • Steve Azar (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 11/04/1964
  • Cooper Carlisle (American college football player, professional football player, offensive lineman, offensive guard, offensive tackle) he was born in 11/08/1977
  • Marcus Johnson (Player of American football) he was born in 01/12/1981
  • Allen McDill (American baseball player) he was born in 23/08/1971
  • Gloster Richardson (American football player (1942-2020)) he was born in 18/07/1942
  • Cleo Montgomery (American football player) he was born in 01/07/1956
  • Benjamin Wright (American composer) he was born in 11/07/1946
  • Bobby Etheridge (American baseball player) he was born in 25/11/1942

Schools in Greenville

College & universities near Greenville, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175607 Delta Beauty College Greenville (MS) 38703

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greenville, MS

Code Name Address Type
GWD Greenwood Carrolton Ave. and East Gibbs Street RAIL
YAZ Yazoo City West Broadway (SR149) and North Water Street RAIL

Post offices near Greenville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Greenvill Post Office Greenville (MS) 38701

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , MS.

City Name Population Title
City of Greenville 30,686 City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Leland 3,659 City in Washington County, Mississippi, USA
Hollandale 2,242 City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Metcalfe 935 Town in Washington County, Mississippi, United States
Arcola 315 City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Greenville distances to largest Mississippi cities