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Greenville is a city in Hunt County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Gen. Thomas Jefferson Green.

The latitude of Greenville is 33.138N. The longitude is -96.11W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,838.


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Median household income
Local
$34,606
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Greenville demographic reports
Greenville is on the Sabine River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 309. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 12.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Edgar Ablowich, Olympic medalist
· Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in World War II
Local festivals include:
  • Hunt County Fair - June 8-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Greenville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mathews Prairie Preserve
Historic sites and museums: American Cotton Museum
Colleges and universities: Greenville Technical Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hunt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75402 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Greenville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenville was $17,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Greenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Greenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $807.


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Libraries in Greenville include W. Walworth Harrison Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Greenville include Greenville Herald-Banner

TV stations in Greenville include KTAQ.

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Hunt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Greenville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Greenville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Greenville include Best Western, Econo Lodge, Economy Inn Greenville, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, Quality Inn Greenville, Super 8.

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