Greenville, SC

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Falls Park in Greenville, South Carolina, USA

Greenville County is one of the counties in the state of South Carolina. It’s the largest county in the Upstate of South Carolina and the most populous county with an estimated population of 523,542 in 2019. Its county seat is Greenville.

Location

Greenville is located in the northwestern region of the state of South Carolina. Greenville, SC is a few hours away from many beaches at the East Coast like Myrtle Beach and halfway from other metropolitan cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Charleston.

Climate

In Greenville, the climate is warm and temperate. The Winter season is only short and cool. The hot season starts from May to September and the cool season starts from November to February. The highest average temperature in the year occurs in the month of July and the lowest average temperature occurs in January.

Famous Attractions

Greenville has named as one of the Best Small Cities in the US by National Geographic Travel in 2018. It’s packed with many attractions that every visitor and local in Greenville will enjoy. Here are some of the top attractions when you visit Greenville, SC.

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Falls Park Drive
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Downtown Greenville
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Liberty Bridge

Health Care

Greenville has two major healthcare systems: Greenville Health System (GHS) and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. It is a home to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital that is one of the 22 hospitals specializing in orthopedic and neuromuscular care for patients under 18, free of charge.

  • Prisma Health (former Greenville Health System)
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Prisma Health, former Greenville Health System, is a non-profit organization in South Carolina and is one of the largest health systems and leading medical facilities in Southeast.

  • Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
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Photo by Greenville Journal

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System is a non-profit, private health system that offers advanced clinical care in the Upstate of South Carolina.