Greenville is widely recognized as the thriving cultural, educational, economic, and medical hub of Eastern North Carolina. While retaining our Southern charm and hospitality, Greenville has grown into the 10th largest city in the state and is now a thriving, small metropolitan city of nearly 100,000 in the heart of Pitt County with a population of nearly 185,000 residents. Enjoy world-class events at East Carolina University and the Greenville Convention Center. Experience our vibrant art, live music, and culinary scene in the Uptown and Dickinson Avenue Arts districts. Spend time browsing numerous antique shops and boutiques. Explore historic sites and pick-your-own farms. Paddle our scenic Tar River waterway and swamps. Bike, walk, or run our extensive Greenville Greenway system. Discover legendary BBQ joints and craft breweries on the Pitt County Brew & ‘Cue Trail. No matter where you find yourself in Greenville-Pitt County you are sure to find yourself in good company!