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.
According to 2011 estimate of the U.S. Census Bureau, Pitt County has a population of 171,134. The City of Greenville has a population of 86,017 and is one of the fastest growing large cities in the state.
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.