About Greenville

Education

Education

Greenville County has the largest school district in the state, with more than 57,000 students. Greenville is home to the International Baccalaureate Program, the Roper Mountain Science Center and the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities, an important landmark of education. Eight magnet academies offer unique educational opportunities at the elementary, middle, and...

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Economy

Economy

Once known as “The Textile Capital of the World,” Greenville’s economy is now headquarters for a number of companies. The city is the North American headquarters for Michelin and sole manufacturing for BMW outside of Germany. Recently, the International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR) has been created by a consortium including Clemson University, BMW, Timken, IBM, Microsoft,...

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Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods

Like most metropolitan areas, Greenville is divided into almost 80 ‘neighborhoods,’ and a number of historic districts including: Ascot, Augusta Road, Barrington Park, Bellemeade, Berea, Brandon, Brookside Forest, Bradley Station, Canebrake, Chanticleer, Cleveland Forest, City View, Coach Hills, Collins Creek, Del Norte/Eastgate, Devenger Place, Devenger Pointe, Dove Tree, Downtown...

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Housing

Housing

Greenville has a rich history of diverse living environments and neighborhood identity, and offers housing options within traditional older neighborhoods, historic districts, suburban areas or the heart of a bustling downtown. In ten years (1992-2002), Greenville experienced over $160 million in new residential construction and an additional $100 million in renovations in the City’s older ...

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