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Greenville is a city in Muhlenberg County, in the Central City metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Nathanael Greene, officer in the Revolutionary War
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kentucky named Greenville. For links to other places called Greenville, KY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenville is 37.201N. The longitude is -87.178W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,315.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Muhlenberg County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42345 ZIP code.
9% of Greenville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenville was $19,708, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Greenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Greenville include Greenville Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Greenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $622.
Libraries in Greenville include Harbin Memorial Public Library ... View libraries
Muhlenberg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenville political report.
The average commute time for Greenville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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