city in NW S.C.
Origin of Greenvilleafter Nathanael Greene
- A city of western Mississippi on the Mississippi River north of Vicksburg. It is a port of entry and processing center in a fertile agricultural region.
- A city of eastern North Carolina southeast of Rocky Mount. Founded in 1786, the city grew as a tobacco market.
- A city of northwest South Carolina northwest of Columbia at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It grew as a resort in the early 1800s and became a center of textile production after the Civil War.