Situated in Darke County, Ohio, Greenville is a quaint community near the Indiana/Ohio border that is known for its rich heritage and beautiful preserved land. Greenville is a perfect place to live, work, and play, as there are countless attractions that allure travelers to this area every year. Home to about 13,200 people, Greenville boasts a tight-knit community while still giving its residents easy access to modern amenities and conveniences. Those looking for Greenville apartments for rent will not be disappointed with what this region has to offer.
Greenville was the home of the Treaty of Greenville, which was signed in 1795 by the United States and several Native American tribes in an effort to free up land in the Northwest Territory. In later years, Greenville was said to be the spot where Lewis and Clark developed their friendship when Lewis was assigned to an elite group of men led by Clark.
Greenville also had a history with products that helped shape the nation, like the KitchenAid Stand Mixer. Today, innovative appliances and products are still created by the community at Greenville Technology, Inc. and the Whirlpool Corporation. Residents in Greenville apartments and homes can also find employment at Midmark Corporation, Wayne Healthcare, FRAM Group, and Dick Lavy Trucking.
Within Darke County there are endless things to do including various events throughout the year. The annual Arcanum Old Fashioned Days, Annie Oakley Festival, and the Darke County Steam Threshers Reunion are just a few of the festivals. For many years, residents have celebrated the culture and history of Annie Oakley with a shooting contest, parade, historical bus tours, and much more entertainment. This family-friendly event attracts visitors from across the Midwest with its Buffalo Bill-style shows.
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