Greenville is a city located in Montcalm County, Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,935.
Greenville is named after its founder, John Green, who settled in the wilderness of the southwest section of the lower peninsula of Michigan in 1844. John Green constructed a sawmill on the Flat River that is credited for attracting other settlers. The newly formed Green’s Village attracted many people of Danish origin who followed another early Danish settler’s positive letters home regarding the area.
Greenville celebrates the Danish Festival on the third weekend of August.
Greenville is the home of the first Meijer's grocery store as well as the hometown of its founder Fred Meijer.
Web Sites and Links
City of GreenvilleOffers information about local government and community.
Danish FestivalNews and information of the annual Danish Festival, including event entry forms, vendor applications, area business directory,
Greenville Municipal AirportComplete aeronautical information including location, runways, taxiways, navaids, radio frequencies, FBO information, sunrise and sunset times, aerial photo, airport diagram.
Greenville, MichiganBusiness directory, city calendar, parks, map, lodging, schools, local government, coupons, weather, and recreational activities.
Greenville: WikipediaCensus, geography, and demographic information for the city.