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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 

The Greenville Advocate
P.O. Box 507
Greenville, AL 36037
(334) 382-3111

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The Community

Market
Greenville has a good mix of industry and retail businsses. The city was honored in 2001 as the top small town in the United States by ePodunk.com, a national demographics Web site. A combination of timber and tourism (a Robert Trent Jones golf course and the busiest Interstate exit between Birmingham and Mobile) keep Greenville busy.

Geographic location
Greenville is located 40 miles south of Montgomery on Interstate Highway 65.

Population
Greenville - 6,929
Butler County - 20,947

Climate
Greenville residents enjoy a pleasant year-round climate, with long summers and mild winters.

Major employers
Coastal Forest Products, Hwashin America Corp., Hysco America Corp., and CorStone are among the area's largest employers.

Education

  • Butler County public school system [K-12].
  • Fort Dale Academy [K-12]
  • Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, Greenville Campus.

Culture
The Ritz Theater in downtown Greenville, built in 1935, was recently restored and hosts a number of plays, musicals, pageants and concerts.

Recreation
Sherling Lake Park offers camping and fishing; and Greenville is home of three golf courses, including Cambrian Ridge, a stop on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.

Area information
City of Greenville/Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
www.greenville-alabama.com

 

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