Greenville is set among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and along the Reedy River in northwest South Carolina.
Though the population of Greenville is only 56,000, the greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson metro area sports a population of over 1 million.
Nearby Civil War battlefields and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park provide numerous outdoor recreation opportunities.
Greenville is the home of Furman University and the minor league baseball team Greenville Drive.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Greenville ranks high in recreation, demographic diversity, medical care and taxes. Greenville ranks low in air quality and family income.
For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:
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