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Sunday, February 07, 2016

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

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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, 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.

Greenville - 6,929
Butler County - 20,947

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.


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

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

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


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