The City of Greenville is located in and the county seat of Darke County, Ohio. Greenville has a population of 13,227 as of the 2010 census. As you as you enter the city, the Welcome Center is a wealth of information. A kind greeting and a warm welcome is what you will encounter when visiting this downtown area.
Living in Greenville
Greenville has a complimentary blend of housing available. They boast large rural country homes on acreage for those who love horses and privacy, to downtown apartment living for those who love to walk to nearby amenities. Darke County Airport is located 16 minutes from the heart of Greenville.This popular community is worth a trip outside the hustle and bustle of Dayton's city life to see if Greenville could be your next home.
Darke County has over 800 acres encompassed of 8 natural areas and 4 historical sites maintained for all of your recreational needs. For the youngest residents of Darke County, there are children’s nature discovery programs. For Adults, there are outdoor skills to outdoor concerts as well as historical events.
If you have an interest is nature photography, bird watching, canoeing or kayaking, get involved with the park’s affiliated club. And they are always welcoming volunteers.
Kitchenaid small appliances has it’s nation museum in the downtown district where they offer museum tours and cooking classes on a regular basis. And you don’t want to miss their sales! The discounts are fabulous and worth waiting in line for these quality products.
The Garst Museum features the largest known collection of memorabilia from Annie Oakley and Lowell Thomas, both of whom were born nearby. The Garst Museum also hosts events throughout the year for those who want to enjoy a day or night out. The “Gathering at Garst” usually in July is a weekend event held outside on the park-like setting behind the museum. You and your family will enjoy meeting vendors, craftsmen, folk-artists, farmers markets and much more.
Shopping and Dining
Downtown Greenville’s street are lined with antiques stores and a lot more that you will enjoy browsing on a Saturday afternoon. In August, for nine days Greenville is home to the infamous The Great Darke County Fair. People come from all the region to enjoy the festivities of crafts, rides, food and entertainment. An event you don’t want to miss.
When choosing to dine out, there is a wide variety of restaurants chains to choose from. One of the locals’ favorites is the Bistro Off Broadway. Having a unique menu of Midwest inspired recipes, there is a delectable delight for everyone. Having a Jazz-theme environment filled with 20th century memorabilia, you will enjoy this casual setting.