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Located in Greenville County, Greenville, South Carolina is the biggest city in its 8-county area region and is known as "The Upstate." Since the early 1990's, Greenville has continued to create strong public and private partnerships throughout downtown. Greenville received the Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2003. Residents of the city enjoy an eclectic mix of old and new.

Education in Greenville

Notable Greenville colleges and universities include North Greenville University, Bob Jones University and Greenville Technical College. The general county of Greenville has 16 official public high schools and many private and religious institutions as well. Greenville proudly has the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities as an educational landmark.

Living in Greenville

Residents of Greenville enjoy many diverse and cultural offerings. One of the main arts festivals in the city is Arts in the Park which happens in Falls Park close to Greenville's downtown area. Annually the Red Party dance party takes place at the History of Museum of the upcountry, and helps raise funds for the AID Upstate an organization that serves Upstate South Carolina, including counties in Greenville.

Greenville has many priceless works of art in the Greenville County Museum of Art. Artists include Jackson Pollack and Georgia O'Keefe as well as those who are natives to South Carolina like William H. Johnson. The museum continues to attract an international group of academics. Other Greenville events include the United States Road Cycling Championships and the Greenville Southern Exposure wine and food tasting event, both held in September.

Working in Greenville - Business Opportunities

The textile industry used to be the backbone of Greenville's economy. In fact, Greenville used to be called "The Textile Capital of the World." Many foreign companies have moved to the city in the last few decades due to inexpensive costs and exceptional tax advantages. Michelin's headquarters are located in Greenville as well as one of BMW's manufacturing divisions. A combination of businesses like IBM, Microsoft, Timken, and also Clemson University have all come together due to the International Center for Automotive Research in effort to lure additional big businesses to relocate their headquarters in Greenville. Also located in the city is Lockheed Martin Aircraft & Logistics Center, a massive facility used to maintenance aircrafts. It is located on a former U.S. Air Force base called Donaldson Center along with Honeywell and 3M.

Residents of Greenville

The 2000 census revealed that 56,002 people reside in Greenville. A famous resident of the city is civil rights activist and two-time presidential candidate, Jesse Jackson. Former notable residents of Greenville include authors Cat Bauer, Dorothy Allison and Nicholas Sparks, who wrote Message in a Bottle and The Notebook.

Apartment Rentals in Greenville

Many new residential units are currently under construction in Greenville or are ready for purchase there. Using Rental.com to find Greenville apartments or your rental house in Greenville is an easy, efficient way to find your next rental. Residents have the benefit of a variety of living options that are comfortable, safe and affordable. Depending on preference, residents have a choice of new or older living options.

Greenville Property Managers and Landlords

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Greenville, Beautiful all brick Four BR Two BA home with

Greenville, Beautiful all brick Four BR Two BA home with

Greenville, NC 27858 (3.80 miles) (#OODLERENT3639807472)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

PICS* Must See! Classy Four Bd Only $1,400 - Four BR

PICS* Must See! Classy Four Bd Only $1,400 - Four BR

Greenville, NC 27858 (1.64 miles) (#OODLERENT3547287957)

Price: $1,275

Beds: 4, Baths: 3

Winterville Four BR Two BA, Great rental in excellent neighborhood.

Winterville Four BR Two BA, Great rental in excellent neighborhood.

Winterville, NC 28590 (5.29 miles) (#OODLERENT3666123867)

Price: $1,350

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

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Greenville, NC 27858 (3.99 miles) (#OODLERENT3684391782)

Price: $1,350

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Rental

Greenville, NC 27858 (2.82 miles) (#OODLERENT3702781989)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Ranch style house - Four BR

Ranch style house - Four BR

Greenville, NC 27858 (3.23 miles) (#OODLERENT3693913150)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 4, Baths: 3

2044 A Cambria Drive , Greenville - Three BR

2044 A Cambria Drive , Greenville - Three BR

Greenville, NC 27834 (3.84 miles) (#OODLERENT3692559187)

Price: $1,100

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Rental

Greenville, NC 27834 (2.78 miles) (#OODLERENT3689325434)

Price: $850

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Ranch style house

Ranch style house

Greenville, NC 27858 (2.00 miles) (#OODLERENT3695034522)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 4, Baths: 3

Bright Farmville, Two BR, One BA for rent

Bright Farmville, Two BR, One BA for rent

Farmville, NC 27828 (12.56 miles) (#OODLERENT3693354803)

Price: $450

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

212 John Avenue, Greenville

212 John Avenue, Greenville

Greenville, NC 27858 (1.82 miles) (#OODLERENT3575442647)

Price: $1,200

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Greenville Three BR Two BA, Large traditional home on .61 acres with

Greenville Three BR Two BA, Large traditional home on .61 acres with

Greenville, NC 27858 (5.34 miles) (#OODLERENT3694783776)

Price: $1,675

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Winterville Three BR Two BA, Home is in excellent condition

Winterville Three BR Two BA, Home is in excellent condition

Winterville, NC 28590 (5.93 miles) (#OODLERENT3500868570)

Price: $1,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Three BR Brick Ranch, Close to Shopping

Three BR Brick Ranch, Close to Shopping

Greenville, NC 27834 (3.63 miles) (#OODLERENT3614602824)

Price: $1,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Rental

Greenville, NC 27834 (4.11 miles) (#OODLERENT3696551146)

Price: $1,300

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Single Family home in popular Brook Valley Subdivision

Single Family home in popular Brook Valley Subdivision

Greenville, NC 27858 (2.00 miles) (#OODLERENT3702998876)

Price: $1,500

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Greenville, NC Homes for Sale 1 Start/Stop 3Bd/2.5 BA in

Greenville, NC Homes for Sale 1 Start/Stop 3Bd/2.5 BA in

Greenville, NC 27834 (1.52 miles) (#OODLERENT3530181964)

Price: $900

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Greenville Three BR Two BA, Huge fenced in private rear yard.

Greenville Three BR Two BA, Huge fenced in private rear yard.

Greenville, NC 27858 (2.16 miles) (#OODLERENT3585404071)

Price: $1,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

2423 Kathleen Drive, Greenville

2423 Kathleen Drive, Greenville

Greenville, NC 27858 (4.88 miles) (#OODLERENT3698138187)

Price: $1,200

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

Winterville Two BA, Like new Three BR plus large finished

Winterville Two BA, Like new Three BR plus large finished

Winterville, NC 28590 (5.72 miles) (#OODLERENT3555393408)

Price: $1,450

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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