Quality of life. The almost forgotten pace and homespun geniality of small town America are still a way of life in Greene County, NC. Located in beautiful eastern North Carolina in the middle of the coastal plain, Greene County is bordered by Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston and Wilson making major shopping malls and rich cultural activities only a 15-25 minute drive.
Recreational activities such as little league baseball, senior Olympics, tennis courts and intramural sports are available. In neighboring counties there are driving ranges, golf courses and numerous other recreational opportunities. Greene County is less than 2 hours from North Carolina's Crystal Coast and only about 1 1/2 hours from Oriental, the sailing capital of the world. East Carolina University with its many concerts, plays and other cultural events is less than a 30 minute drive.
Apartments and single family homes are available in Snow Hill as well as in small communities all around Greene County. Contennea Creek flows through the county and helps to add to the beautiful countryside. With a population just under 20,000 people, Greene County has room for both the rugged individualist and those who like being a part of community. Although, a largely agricultural area, Greene County still has a growing industrial community.