Greenville is located in the Coastal Plains section of North Carolina, in Pitt County, of which it is the county seat; 84 miles east of Raleigh, 157 miles south of Richmond, VA and 265 miles south of Washington, DC.
POPULATION - 2005 Census
- Pitt County - 138,690
- Greenville - 70,000
- Ayden - 4,624
- Bethel - 1,669
- Grifton - 2,219
- Grimesland - 459
- Farmville - 4,601
- Fountain - 536
- Simpson - 464
- Winterville - 5,402
Average climate - 60 degrees.
Average summer climate - 70 degrees.
Average winter climate - 43 degrees.
Average rainfall - 49 inches.
Growing season - 220 days.
Council / Manager Form. - The Council is composed of 6 members, one of whom is the Mayor.
Pitt County - Manager and Board of Commissioners composed of 9 members.
As of 2007, city: $ .56; county: $ .71 per $l00.00 assessed valuation
Products include boats, pharmaceutical products, electrical capacitors, plastic brushes, lumber, millwork, carpet yarns, eggs, stock feed, armature and motor works, leaf tobacco, fertilizer, soft drinks, bakery, dairy and meat products, monuments, machine works, concrete products, daily newspaper, drill bits, fabrics, finished clothing, fork-lift trucks, furnaces, disposable diapers, bed-liners, and rack and pinion components.