The quiet village of Greenville is nestled in the town of Smith, Rhode Island. It is conveniently located in the north-central part of the state, just three minutes from Providence.
Although located close to Providence, Greenville retains the quiet comforts of nature. Steere Orchard is one of Rhode Island's largest apple orchards. It is a fourth generation orchard that has roots back to 1930. In addition to pick-your-own, their farm stand sells peaches, pumpkins, gourds squash, jam, Indian corn, apple cider, apple butter, and local honey.
The Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge is a 120-acre nature lover's retreat featuring hiking trails, birdwatching, a library, and a gift shop. It is maintained by the Audubon society.
Greenville also offers other casual dining spots, including Kounty Kitchen, a popular place to eat breakfast and The Powder Mill Creamery and Coffee which offers treats to satisfy any sweet tooth.
For those wishing to have the familiarity of popular American chain restaurants, there is also Burger King, A&W, McDonald’s, and Applebees.
About 8,600 residents have settled in Greenville. Common occupations are in retail, construction, and education. Average commute times to work are around 20 minutes.
The children of Greenville attend the William Winsor Elementary School up to grade 5. St. Philip School is a private school that educates children in grades K-8.
For those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and yet still be close to the conveniences it offers, Greenville is a wonderful place to put down roots.