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"The Camellia City"

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Greenville is found in Butler County (Southeast Region).


The town was founded in 1818-1819 as Butlerville, named for a militia officer killed by Creek Indians. It was renamed Greenville in 1822 by settlers from Greenville, South Carolina. The city has impressive districts of beautiful historic homes and churches, and became famous as "The Camellia City" for its many magnificent shrubs of that variety.
The city boasts of its two amazing golf courses offering plenty of golfing experiences for all ages. Also in the area is the Butler County Public Lake where outdoor activities are available from fishing to boating.
Accommodations in Greenville include Best Western Inn, Comfort Inn, Econo Lodge and Hampton Inn. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.


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12/22 Coming to The area
Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival Ozark AL April20 This family & pet friendly festival is FREE to the public and features Great Live Music, Wonderful Foods, Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Activity Area, Sonic's Popular Hotdog Eating Contest, the Crawdad 5k Run, Walk, or Crawl and much more!
Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach FL April19-21 Musical Echoes Flute Festival hosts the largest Native American Flute and Art Festival in the USA. Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of Fort Walton Beach/Destin Florida, the festival offers a garland of exqusite sights and sounds.
Pensacola Repticon Show Pensacola FL April27-28 Features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!
Pensacola Crawfish Festival Pensacola FL May4-6 The festival is one of the largest crawfish boils in the state and is always held in downtown Pensacola on the beautiful waterfront of Bartram Park. The Pensacola Crawfish Festival brought a little of the Louisiana bayou right here to Pensacola Bay.
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival Fort Walton Beach FL May30-June1 Watch Capt. Billy and his Krewe invade the city, while the FWB mayor works hard to protect his fair city and citizens. There's entertainment, grog and grub aplenty for sailors and landlubbers alike. This is the Chamber's signature event, and is always held the first weekend in June. (Up to 20,000 visitors over the course of two days.)
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.