Greenville, located in the center of Eastern North Carolina, has emerged as the medical, commercial, educational and cultural hub.
Greenville is the educational, commercial and meeting hub in the Eastern North Carolina Region. With the largest meeting facilities in the state east of I-95, Greenville is a popular meeting destination for those planning regional events and annual conferences. East Carolina University, with a student population of just over 27,000, also calls Greenville home adding to the many social and cultural opportunities available for both visitors and residents.
Greenville and Pitt County are located in the north central coastal plain region of Eastern North Carolina, approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina. Greenville is approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and approximately 265 miles south of our nation's capital, Washington, DC.
Pitt County has a population of 156,081, and the City of Greenville has a population of 79,629. Our visitors experience a relatively mild climate while experiencing all four seasons each year. The average summer temperature is 84oF while the average winter temperature is 44o F. The average yearly rainfall for Pitt County is approximately 48.24 inches. The area sees very little snow and ice during the winter season.