Greenville and Pitt County are located in the north central coastal plain region of Eastern North Carolina, approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina. Greenville is approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and approximately 265 miles south of our nation's capital, Washington, DC.
Pitt County consists of 646 square miles of agricultural land. The highest elevation point in Pitt County is 126.4 feet above sea level, in the northwest part of the county.
Pitt County has a population of 156,081, and the City of Greenville has a population of 79,629. The cost of living for Greenville is 94.9% as per the 2002 Second Quarter ACCRA Survey.
Pitt County has a relatively mild climate and experiences all four seasons each year. The average summer temperature is 84oF while the average winter temperature is 44o F. The average yearly rainfall for Pitt County is approximately 48.24 inches.