Overview of Greenville
Greenville, Texas is the largest city in Hunt County, even though the close-knit community mimics a small town. The family friendly city boasts a rich heritage and modern amenities of a 21st century city. But Greenville is also home to eight city parks, all of which are unique in the range of amenities and structures. Greenville apartments for rent are perfect for people seeking a quaint community with diverse restaurants, shopping, and dining. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 25,600 residents live in Greenville.
Living in Greenville, TX
Many early settlers who arrived in Greenville were frontiersmen and their families were in search of rich, fertile land and the Red River Valley. The primarily agricultural community grew overtime as it became the railroad hub of northeast Texas. Located just 50 miles from Dallas, Greenville is still a prosperous community, home to leaders in the aerospace industry and several Fortune 500 companies.
People living in Greenville apartments can find jobs at some of the area’s top employers, including L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, McKesson and Cytec Engineered Materials. Located at the crossroads of IH-30, U.S. Highways 380 and 69, as well as several major railways, Greenville is a perfect place to work, live and play.
Greenville Attractions and Special Events
Greenville is considered the Northwest Texas Capital of Live Music, and there is always something going on downtown. The Greenville entertainment and symphony series are just a few of the musical events that take place year-round. The Blacklands BBQ Cook Off and Music Festival takes place at the Hunt County Fairgrounds that many residents and out-of-towners attend.
The community of Greenville is also home to several museums, including the American Cotton Museum and the Audie Murphy Museum and statue.
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