is located the heart of eastern North Carolina, 10 minutes from Greenville.
The town offers historic and new residential opportunities, enthusiasm for the arts and a vibrant Main Street.
Early settlers began farming the fertile land in the mid-1760s, and the town of Farmville was incorporated in 1872.
In 1952, visionary civic leaders created the Farmville Economic Development Council, one of the first in the state.
Farmville has a unique four-school campus for kindergarten through 12th grade and is in the forefront of the nationwide movement to create neighborhood schools and share educational resources.
The May Museum and Park occupies a 1850s home which is located on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum highlights the area's history through permanent displays, rotating exhibits and special programs. Artifacts include period furnishings, agricultural implements, maps, and approximately 10,000 photographs.
The Farmville Community Arts Council, based in the circa-1920s Paramount Theatre on Main Street, sponsors two musical theater performances a year, along with dinner theaters.
The annual Farmville Dogwood Festival features concerts by regional and local musicians, arts and crafts vendors, and family activities. The 2017 festival will be held April 27-30.