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Greenville and Pitt County Information: Home

View of shops, cars, and people on Evans Street in Downtown Greenville.  Dated July 1960.

For more images like this, visit the Joyner Library Digital Collections database or The Daily Reflector Image Collection.

About This Guide

Located in Eastern North Carolina, Pitt County was created in 1760 from Beaufort County. The county seat, Greenville, was founded in 1771 as Martinsborough and is located in the central part of Pitt County. Greenville is the home of East Carolina University, chartered in 1907 as East Carolina Teachers Training School.

This research guide covers online resources available through Greenville and Pitt County websites and print resources found in the North Carolina Collection at ECU's Joyner Library.

Learning Outcomes

Users of this research guide will be able to:‚Äč

  • Locate online resources pertaining to Greenville and Pitt County.
  • Locate print materials in the North Carolina Collections that relate to Greenville and Pitt County.
  • Know who to contact for help with library research.