Greenville has that "little something" extra that makes you feel at home- whether
you're relocating or just visiting!
W. Walworth Harrison Public Library has something for everyone. Books,
magazines, video and audio tapes, and films are housed in a bright, modern,
free form building in the city's Ja-Lu Municipal Park. Researchers from all
over the country make use of the library's superior genealogy and local history
collection. Computer stations, a CD ROM reference library, and planned Internet
access add to the library's wide variety of resources. The children's library
includes a story time pavilion and two computers loaded with programs just for
- W. Walworth Harrison Public Library 4807 Stonewall St., Greenville,
Texas 75401, (903) 457-2992
of Greenville parks, scattered throughout the city, offer grassy, shade-dappled
picnic areas. Several parks have lighted ball fields, soccer fields, or tennis
courts. There is also a jogging/exercise trail, a sand volleyball court, basketball
court, and fishing lake. The Ja-Lu recreational swimming pool is a fun place
to cool off on a hot summer day. The water slide, handicapped area, wading beach,
lap pool, and play features for young children make the pool accessible to swimmers
of all ages and levels of accomplishment. YMCA swimming classes, family nights,
season passes, and private party reservations welcome everyone to the pool.
for a park list
Aunt Char’s Kid Zone is more than a playground. The football field-size
complex in the center of the Greenville SportsPark is a creative playground
with equipment and structures for imagination building play for kids of all
Audie Murphy/ American Cotton Museum interprets the cultural, social,
and economic history of cotton. The fluffy fiber was Texas' number one export
item for much of the19th century. Our rich blackland prairie soil grew a premium
crop that made Greenville the site of a prosperous cotton industry.
museum, on Interstate 30, tracks cotton production from farming through ginning
and processing. The story of cotton's impact from its introduction as a cash
crop in the 1800s to present day uses for cotton - both locally and nationally
- unfolds chapter by chapter inside the museum's walls.
The Audie Murphy exhibit celebrates World War II's most decorated soldier,
a Hunt County native. Photos, biographies, uniforms, and reproductions of his
medals tell the story of the sharecropper's son who left home to become a national
Traveling exhibits, local history displays, weekly luncheon programs, historical
tours, and summer programs for youngsters make history come alive at the American
- The Audie Murphy /American Cotton Museum 600 I-30, Greenville, Texas
75402, (903) 450-4502
Greenville has a daily newspaper, the
Greenville Herald Banner,
with a circulation of 11,500 as well as a weekly paper, the Kuumba Heritage
News. Two radio stations with a total of three airwaves, KGVL, KIKT and
KEMM, broadcast the latest in news, sports and weather, as well as offering
a variety of music.
Click here for a list of Chamber member media outlets.
There are nine day care facilities in the Greenville area licensed to accommodate
more than 900 children.
here for a list of Chamber member child care centers.
Senior Citizen Programs
Senior Center Resources and Public Transit
provides meeting space, meals and social activities for Greenville seniors.
It also provides medical transportation, home delivered and congregate meals,
nutrition services, case management, benefits counseling, commodity distribution
and outreach for the homebound. The Connection provides
low-cost transportation service that offers rides for shopping, meetings, etc.(service
not limited to seniors).
- 4912 Lee Street
Greenville, Tx 75401
Hunt County: 903.454.1444
Tele Relay: 1.800.735.2989
More than 75 local churches provide worship and fellowship for 25 denominational
groups. For a complete listing, see the
churches in Greenville page.
It Already Feels Like Home!