- About Greenwood
Located at the confluence of three rivers, Greenwood sits at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta and is home to some 16,000 residents. Once known as the Cotton Capital of the World, Greenwood is a progressive community with small town charm and a high quality of life.
With amenities including a world class boutique hotel, critically acclaimed restaurants, tree-lined boulevards, and locally owned retail stores, Greenwood is the destination of choice for large corporations, small businesses, and young families alike.
Greenwood was named a 2012 Healthy Hometown by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation for providing citizens with opportunities to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Come shop at the Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market, take a walk at the Yazoo River Trail, or play at one of 13 parks throughout the city!
Planning for the future success of Greenwood is of paramount importance to local leaders and city officials who have taken recent actions to ensure Greenwood's vitality for years to come. The city's 20-year comprehensive plan, adopted in 2010, identifies opportunities that make Greenwood a healthier and more sustainable place to call home.
Living in Greenwood
With a balance of both small and large homes, Greenwood is an affordable and comfortable place to live an easygoing lifestyle. The city's stock of both old and new commercial buildings provides reasonable and attractive options for retail stores, office locations, and corporate headquarters alike.
Quality of Life
In addition, the City of Greenwood boasts a well-connected network of streets, plentiful parks and recreation facilities, and an artful assortment of community events held throughout the year. With all that is happening in our city, it's no wonder Greenwood is known as the Gateway to the Delta.