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Greenville

Greenville is a city in Montcalm County of the U.S. state of Michigan. Portions of the county are associated with the Western region while others are more closely associated with the Central Michigan region. The population was 8,481 at the 2010 census. Greenville residents can commute to jobs in the nearby Grand Rapids metro area.

Recreation

Swimming

Baldwin Lake Beach offers a pool house and two acres of white sand beach on the cool shores of Baldwin Lake. The swimming area is small with no docks in water off the beach. The pool house has vending machines & changing rooms. No lifeguard oversees swimmers.

Biking

Greenville has a well-developed trail system. The eight mile long Fred Meijer Flat River Trail connects Greenville's major parks and circumnavigates the city. Greenville is also the terminus of the 41 mile long Fred Meijer Heartland Trail. This trail connects Greenville to Alma, and various other communities in Montcalm and Gratiot Counties. Mountain biking is available at both the Shearer Road and Edward's Creek mountain bike paths.

Greenville Michigan Fred Meijer Trail

Skiing

The Tower Mountain ski area offers the county's only tow rope operated skiing/sledding area and is free to the public. Greenville also offers miles of cross country skiing trails at both the Greenville Community Center and along the snow covered bike trails in the winter.

Boating

Canoe access to the Flat River is available at Jackson's Landing, a popular starting point for paddling through the Flat River State Game area.

Ice fishing

Greenville has a proud culture of ice shanty building and annually displays some of its most technologically advanced creations on the areas many fishing lakes.

Historic landmarks

Black Field

This historic stadium was carved into a hillside south of the Union School building and was home to Greenville High School's football team since 1933. The field was donated to the school by Dr. D. K. Black and was officially dedicated on October 15, 1936.This field has since been retired and a new stadium has been built on site at Greenville Senior High.

The Old Ice House

The now demolished Old Ice House sat on the north shore of Baldwin Lake.

The Fighting Falcon Museum

This historical structure was built in 1902 and was originally the Cass St School building. The building was then used as the Board of Education before being renovated and turned into the Fighting Falcon Museum.

First Congregational Church

The multi steepled First Congregational Church was completed on June 6, 1880. The front of the building is adorned with a twelve foot wide rose window. This building is actually the second First Congregational Church in Greenville. The original First Congregational Church was built in 1856, bought by Saint Paul's Episcopal Church and moved down the street.

Historic Main Street

Greenville's original shopping district on Lafayette street showcases early 20th century architecture from the bluffs of the Flat River to Greenville's city hall.

The Little Mermaid

A copy of Denmark's the little mermaid sits along the banks of the Flat River. This little statue generated an international controversy when the City of Greenville was sued for copyright infringement by the heirs of the original sculptor, Edvard Eriksen

The Flat River Historical Museum

It was on this site on the banks of the Flat river that John Green built his cabin, a dam across the flat river, and the sawmill that brought jobs and the villages first residents.

Culture

Danish festival

The third weekend in August brings Greenvillians from around the world back to Greenville. This festival celebrates Greenville's Danish heritage as well as its modern day Midwestern spirit.

Farming

Greenville's farms are located in Montcalm County's Soil Preservation District. Greenville is surrounded by potato, corn, dairy, and Christmas tree farms. Greenville was home to Ore-ida's tater tots division, until Oreida consolidated its operation in 1986 and Greenville's farmers were forced to diversify their crops.

Greenville has an active 4H program and each summer hosts the Montcalm County 4H Fair. This fair displays livestock competitions, tractors pulls, a busy midway, and a demolition derby.

Arts

Greenville is home to an active arts scene. The Flat River Community Players stage productions of American plays at the Greenville Community Center Theater. The award winning Greenville High School music program consists of a marching band, concert band, orchestra, symphonic orchestra, and the Village Green singers.

Music

Greenville is home to an active music scene and is the hometown of the popular Punk/Metal band Society Kills. Their music has been described by critics as a "blend of Metal and Punk that is in-your-face and unabashedly violent and filthy." The group has achieved growing success regionally and is often cited as an influence to young musicians in the area.


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