Greenville, North Carolina is a city of almost 115,000. It is located in the Tidewater and Coastal section of North Carolina. Greenville is the 10th largest city in North Carolina and is home to a wide variety of ethnicities, giving the city a cosmopolitan feel usually reserved for larger cities.
The local Greenville economy is driven by the many tobacco farms in the region. Tobacco is a perfect southern crop as the weather is hot and rainy enough to sustain growth. There are multiple options for higher learning in Greenville as well. Greenville is home to Eastern Carolina University, Miller Motte College, and satellite campuses of Shaw University and Pitt Community College.