Greenville is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Smithfield. The town is part of Providence County, which in turn is part of the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Metro Area. West Greenville and Spragueville, as well as the Mountaindale reservoir and beach are all included within the CDP. It has a total area of 5.8 square miles. 5.2 square miles of the area is land, and the rest is water. The village was established in the seventeenth century, and was named after Revolutionary War General, Nathanael Greene, who was born in the state in 1742.
Retail trade, construction and educational services are the major commercial activities here. A number of historic structures are also present here. William Winsor School is the local public school. The closest hospital is Southampton Hospital, located about 81 miles away in Southampton, New York. The cost of living here is 30.30% higher than the country average.
This place gets about 46 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 93. Snowfall is about 30 inches annually.