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However, other sources say Greenville is named after General Nathanael Greene in honor of his service in the American Revolutionary War. Alston came to Greenville County in 1788 and bought 400 acres (160 ha) and a portion of Pearis' former plantation.
Over 10 million flyers visit i each year, getting information and help on over 700 domestic and international airfields.making it the third-largest urban area in South Carolina as well as the fastest growing.Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin Metropolitan Statistical Area.Pearis supported the Loyalists and together with their allies the Cherokee attacked the Patriots.The Patriots retaliated by burning down Pearis' plantation and jailing him in Charleston.The MSA had a population of 884,975 in 2016, making it the largest in South Carolina and the third largest in The Carolinas.
Greenville is the largest city in the Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Combined Statistical Area.
In February 1869, Greenville's town charter was amended by the S. General Assembly establishing Greenville, the town, as a city.
Construction boomed in the 1870s such as the establishment of a bridge over the Reedy River, new mills on the river and new railroads.
In 1816, Alston's land was purchased by Vardry Mc Bee, who then leased the Alston mansion for a summer resort, before making mansion his home from 1835 until his death in 1864.
Considered to be the father of Greenville, Mc Bee donated land for many structures such as churches, academies and a cotton mill.
Furman University was funded by Mc Bee who helped bring the university to Pleasantburg from Winnsboro, South Carolina in 1851.