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Greensboro is a city in Guilford County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Nathanael Greene, American general in the Revolutionary War.
The latitude of Greensboro is 36.072N. The longitude is -79.792W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 229,110.
In 1960, four college freshmen walked up to the lunch counter of the downtown Woolworth's and asked to be served. They were told that people of their race had to eat at another counter. The students stayed, beginning a sit-in that lasted nearly six months and helped launch the civil rights movement.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greensboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Guilford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27403 ZIP code.
9% of Greensboro residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greensboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greensboro was $22,986, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Greensboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Greensboro include Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina Historic District, Bennett College Historic District, Downtown Greensboro Historic District, Fisher Park Historic District, Guilford College Historic District, Hoskins House Historic District, South Greensboro Historic District, White Oak New Town Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Greensboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,012.
Libraries in Greensboro include Benchmark Square Branch, Blanche Benjamin Branch Library, Glenwood Branch, Greensboro Public Library, Guilford College Branch, McGirt-Horton Branch Library, Northeast Branch Library, Southwest Branch Library, Vance H. Chavis Lifelong Learning Center ... View libraries
Newspapers in Greensboro include News & Record
TV stations in Greensboro include WFMY, WLXI, WUPN.
Guilford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greensboro political report.
Greensboro restaurants taking online reservations include Green Valley Grill, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Greensboro, Village Tavern Greensboro ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Greensboro workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 66 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Greensboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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