A website called Only In Your Town has ranked Greenville #2 on its list of “Farm Towns In Illinois That Are Perfect When You Want To Get Away From It All”.
You can find the list at http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/illinois/farm-towns-il/
Regarding Greenville, the website says…”This is the most historic of all farm towns in Illinois as it is one of the oldest communities in the state. It is located in Bond County, which is 50 miles east of St. Louis. About 6,758 residents live there, and the town is known for its agricultural contributions to the Land of Lincoln. It is best known for being home to the American Farm Heritage Museum as well as several parks and landmarks, a university, and a cute downtown.”
Woodstock, IL took the #1 spot. Other Illinois farm towns making the cut are Hooppole, Tuscola, Farmer City, Galena, Batchtown, Arthur, Ottowa, and Arlington Heights.