Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina

Greenville: County seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States


Greenville is a city located in the county of Greenville in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 58,409. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 72,227 inhabitants.

The city was created 192 years ago in 1830.

Quick Facts about Greenville

Population : 72,227 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Greenville County
Postal code : 29601–29617
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 0.52%
Land as percent of area : 99.48%
Altitude : 965 feet / 294 meters
Capital city : Greenville is capital of Greenville County
Establishment : January 01, 1831 (192 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:21:39 (2nd February 2023)
Population growth : 19.13% (2010-2020)
Greenville locator map
Location of Greenville on South Carolina map.
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Greenville is located at 34°51'9"N 82°23'38"W (34.8526200, -82.3940100).

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The population of Greenville increased by 19.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 58,409 - census
2011 59,810 2.34% estimation process
2012 60,171 0.6% estimation process
2013 60,625 0.75% estimation process
2014 61,505 1.43% estimation process
2015 63,606 3.3% estimation process
2016 67,134 5.26% estimation process
2017 68,474 1.96% estimation process
2018 68,849 0.54% estimation process
2019 70,635 2.53% estimation process
2020 72,227 2.2% estimation process

Greenville zip code is 29601. County name: Greenville, County fips: 45045

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People born in Greenville (199)

People born in Greenville, including Confederate Army general Robert Bullock, physicist Charles Hard Townes, retired professional basketball player Kevin Garnett, .


  • John B. Watson (American psychologist) he was born in 09/01/1878
  • Jaimie Alexander (American actress) she was born in 14/03/1984
  • Dorothy Allison (poet, novelist, critic) she was born in 11/04/1949
  • Jesse Jackson (African-American civil rights activist and politician) he was born in 08/10/1941
  • Rudolf Anderson (USAF pilot, the only person killed by enemy fire during the Cuban Missile Crisis) he was born in 15/09/1927
  • Michael Dickerson (American basketball player) he was born in 25/06/1975
  • Peabo Bryson (American recording artist; musician, singer) he was born in 13/04/1951
  • James Robert Mann (American soldier, lawyer and politician (1920-2010)) he was born in 27/04/1920
  • Joseph H. Earle (American politician (1847-1897)) he was born in 30/04/1847
  • Karl Sanders (American singer and guitarist) he was born in 05/06/1963
  • Jesse Hughes (American musician) he was born in 24/09/1972
  • Lucas Glover (American professional golfer) he was born in 12/11/1979
  • Anna Hill Johnstone (costume designer) she was born in 07/04/1913
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. (United States Congressman from Illinois) he was born in 11/03/1965
  • Daniel Dunklin (Missouri politician (1790-1844)) he was born in 14/01/1790
  • Emmett Williams (American artist) he was born in 04/04/1925
  • Bo Hopkins (American actor) he was born in 02/02/1942
  • Mikael Judas (American professional wrestler) he was born in 25/07/1974

Schools in Greenville

College & universities near Greenville, SC

Code Name City ZIP
487898 B-Unique Beauty and Barber Academy Greenville (SC) 29607-2314
458964 Strayer University-South Carolina Greenville (SC) 29607
217749 Bob Jones University Greenville (SC) 29614-0001
218113 Greenville Technical College Greenville (SC) 29606
376446 Academy of Hair Technology Greenville (SC) 29615-2363

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greenville, SC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Greenville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Greenvill Post Office Greenville (SC) 29602
Pleasantburg Post Office Greenville (SC) 29606
Station A Post Office Greenville (SC) 29604
Park Pla Post Office Greenville (SC) 29608
Keith D Oglesby Post Office Greenville (SC) 29616

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Greenville County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greenville County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Greer 35,316 City between Greenville and Spartanburg counties in the US state of South Carolina
Mauldin 25,562 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States
Simpsonville 25,272 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Taylors 21,617 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Wade Hampton 20,622 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Gantt 14,229 Town
Five Forks 14,140 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Fountain Inn 10,905 City in Greenville and Laurens counties in the state of South Carolina, United States
Travelers Rest 8,202 City in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Sans Souci 7,869 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Welcome 6,668 City in Minnesota
Dunean 3,671 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
Judson 2,050 Census-designated place in Greenville County, South Carolina
City View 1,345 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Greenville distances to largest South Carolina cities