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Meriwether County, Georgia


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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Greenville is approximately 938 (2005), 876 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 466 (1990), 336 (2010).
The amount of land area in Greenville is 4.581 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.027 sq kilometers.
The distance from Greenville to Washington DC is 604 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 53 miles. (as the crow flies)
Greenville is positioned 33.02 degrees north of the equator and 84.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Greenville median income is $ 25,114 (2000).
The Greenville median home price is $ 55,000 (2000).
Greenville average annual precipitation is 51.2 inches peryear.
Greenville average annual snowfall is 0.9 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 42.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 60.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78.6 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 61.8 degrees F.


about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta in west-central Georgia. Nearby communities include Woodbury, Warm Springs, Luthersville, Manchester, Molena, Pine Mountain, Shiloh and Grantville.
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History & History Related Items

Greenville was named for General Nathaniel Greene, a commander during the Revolutionary War. The town was created at the time Meriwether County was created in 1828. It was established near the center of the county to become the county seat. The first lots were sold on 13 May 1828. The courthouse was built about 1903, but burned down in 1976. The original courthouse was destroyed by a tornado in 1893.
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The incorporation of Greenville

20 December 1828

Greenville City Government

City of Greenville
101 N. Depot Street
Greenville, Georgia 30222
Phone: 706-672-1216
Fax: 706-672-1940

Greenville Historical Events

1983, August 20
The highest temperature ever recorded in Georgia was reported in Greenville at 112 degrees, F.

Greenville Libraries

Greenville Area Public Library
10 Gilbert Street
P.O. Box 710
Greenville, Georgia 30222
Phone: 706-672-4004
Fax: 706-672-9223 Greenville


The population of Greenville was:
1990 - 1,167
2000 - 946
2005 - 938

Average age: 34.1 years (2000)

Greenville is located in the Eastern Time Zone.

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