New Residents

If you have recently made your home in the City of Greer or are considering a move, you probably already know about the friendly people and the high quality of life in the community.  But relocating to a new city can be a daunting task so this web page is designed to help answer some questions you may have and to point you in the proper direction for additional information.


Electricity, natural gas, water, and wastewater is handled by the Greer Commission of Public Works located at 301 McCall Street.  Call CPW at (864) 848-5500 with any questions about services or residential connections.

Trash Collection and Recycling

The City of Greer's Public Services Department oversees distribution of trash and recycling receptacles, as well as weekly curbside collection of residential household trash, recyclables, and yard debris.  The city also makes available a convenient Recycling Center on Buncombe St.  Please call the department at (864) 848-2184 with any questions.


From kindergarten to college, students in the City of Greer are prepared for a love of learning and a lifetime of success.  Public schools operate through the Greenville County School District.  Greenville Technical College's modern Greer Campus offers convenient access to core programs in visual and performing arts, physical therapy, occupational therapy, health information management, personal training, and massage therapy.

Elementary Schools Middle Schools High Schools
Buena Vista Blue Ridge Middle Blue Ridge High
Chandler Creek Greer Middle Greer High
Crestview Riverside Middle Riverside High


Whether you prefer a morning newspaper, the evening news on television, or an online visit any time of the day, local media will keep you up to date on news and events happening in the City of Greer.

Newspapers Television Radio  
The Greer Citizen WYFF WLFJ 89.3 FM WEPR 90.1 FM
The Greenville News FoxCarolina     
WESC 92.5 FM WFBC 93.7 FM
The Herald-Journal  WSPA WSPA 98.9 FM WSSL 100.5 FM
The Greenville Journal   WROQ 101.1 FM WMYI 102.5 FM
    WOLT 103.3 FM WORD 106.3 FM
    WJMZ 107.3 FM  

Parks and Recreation

The City of Greer's Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized as one of the leading agencies in the state.  Take a look at some of the programs the department offers to residents of all ages.


The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport is located south of the City of Greer's Central Business District and provides easy access to the city, as well as to locations across the Upstate.

Additional Resources

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce
(includes link to Newcomers Guide)

Greer Commission of Public Works

Greer Station