Greenville Road at Oregon 47
Greenville is an unincorporated historic locale in Washington County, Oregon, United States. It is located about 2 miles south of Banks on Oregon Route 47.
Greenville post office was established in 1871 and ran until 1907, when it was moved to the location of the former Banks post office and renamed Banks. Greenville was likely a descriptive name for the verdant surroundings.
At one time the community had a school, built in the 1870s, which as of 1990 was being used as a storage shed.
- ^ "Greenville". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. November 28, 1980. Retrieved August 9, 2011.
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- ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [First published 1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. ISBN 9780875952772. OCLC 53075956.
- ^ Friedman, Ralph (1990). In Search of Western Oregon (2nd ed.). Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. pp. 154, 293. ISBN 0-87004-332-3.
Coordinates: 45°35′34″N 123°06′51″W / 45.592891°N 123.114275°W