7 Great Things About GREENVILLE
Greenville’s location less than 45 minutes east of Dallas on Interstate 30 makes it a gateway to both the Dallas/Fort Worth
Metroplex and to scenic east Texas. At the crossroads of I-30 as well as
U.S. highways 380 and 69, Greenville also sits at the juncture of major
rail lines. The 8,000 foot runway at Majors Field Airport accommodates most
modern jet aircraft. With Greenville’s convenient location, the sky’s the
Greenville’s progressive attitude co-exists with a hometown atmosphere,
creating a relaxed, upbeat lifestyle. Historic neighborhoods are
populated with professionals on the cutting edge of technology.
Friends may meet on a downtown sidewalk, at a symphony performance
or while shopping at major retailers located here. For both visitors
and newcomers, Greenville already feels like home.
3. A Lifetime of Learning
Greenville’s public and private schools provide a lifetime of learning.
Paris Junior College is located adjacent
to Greenville High School, smoothing
the transition to higher education. Only 15 minutes away, Texas A&M University–Commerce
beckons students with more than 100 major areas of study at the undergraduate,
master’s and doctoral levels. The more you learn about our community’s educational
opportunities, the smarter the choice becomes to call Greenville home.
4. Innovative Technology & Workforce Development
From Greenville High School’s globally recognized robotics program and the Innovation
First Company to 6,000 local jobs at L-3 Communications Integrated Systems,
Greenville has the advantage in cutting-edge technology. An involved business
community helps meld education with a skilled work force. With Greenville
Municipal Airport/Majors Field as home to L-3, general aviation and Paris
Junior College’s Aviation Technology Program and an Industrial Engineering
Program from Texas A&M University–Commerce, Greenville is truly poised for
Regional Healthcare leads the way in shaping a healthy community for
the region. Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, a 201-bed acute
care facility, anchors a growing regional healthcare system, making healthcare
close to home, but far from ordinary. Affiliated with the Baylor Health
Care System, Hunt Regional Healthcare also partners with other healthcare
agencies to provide the latest technology for prevention, diagnosis and
treatment. Greenville is also home to Glen Oaks Hospital, a private 54-bed
mental health and chemical dependency facility. The Paris Junior College–Greenville
Center offers a nursing program to help fill the need for trained medical
6. Historic Preservation
Greenville’s rich heritage is echoed by historic architecture in its downtown
and in residential neighborhoods. Fueled by 19th- and early 20th-century
demands for cotton, Greenville grew from settlement to city in a generation.
The cotton trade and the money flowing into Greenville also brought banking,
entertainment, culture and commerce. From nationally recognized landmarks
to quaint cottages, abundant reminders remain of a proud past pointing to
a vibrant future. In Greenville, we’re building on our legacy of success.
7. Saddles & Symphonies
Whether your taste runs to Texas country or serious symphony productions,
we’re playing your tune in Greenville. Music, museums, sports, nature and
numerous special events all add up to multiple cultural offerings seldom
seen in a city our size. Sit back and relax in Greenville; we’ve got a front-row
seat reserved for you.