Greenville, Mississippi, USA

Greenville is a city in Washington County, Mississippi, United States. on the eastern bank of Lake Ferguson, an oxbow lake left from an old channel of the Mississippi River. Two floating casinos are located on the lake near the downtown area.

Greenville is known for its importance in the history of the development of the blues in Mississippi. Nelson Street is a historic strip of blues clubs that drew crowds in the 1940s and 1950s to the flourishing club scene.

Things to See & Do

* Nelson Street
* Mississippi Blues Trail
* Gamwyn Park Historic District
* Winterville Mounds Historic Site
* Greenville Bridge

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 69.6 km²
Population – 35,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The port at Greenville is located on the Mississippi River.

Travel Links - Greenville Mid Delta Regional Airport, located in unincorporated Washington County, northeast of downtown Greenville, serves the city and the Mississippi Delta region. Silver Airways provides commercial air service to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a connecting stop in Tupelo, Mississippi.