In 2025, Greenville County ranks among the healthiest places to live. Residents reversed the trend in obesity, in part due to the supportive environment for recreation, exercise, and healthy lifestyles.

Healthiest Places to Live

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Maternal Health

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Infant Health

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Health, Exercise and Physical Activity

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Risk Factors, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health

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Health Prevention

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Families, Divorce, and Abuse

Through active disease prevention and intervention strategies, Greenville residents live longer with less chronic disease, injury or accidental or premature death.

Longer Life, Less Disease

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Death and Mortality

When disease occurs, the Greenville healthcare system is the first choice to provide the full continuum of quality medical care for individuals of all ages and resources.

Full Continuum of Care

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Healthcare Facilities

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Access to Care

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Insurance and the Uninsured

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The Medically Underserved

The Vision. The magistrate system becomes a County Court System using lawyers as judges. These courts use judges elected by the bar, smaller juries, limited discovery, and efficiently dealt with civil cases below $12,000, misdemeanors and minor felonies, thus unclogging the other courts."

Working with the Department of Social Services and the Greenville County School District, Greenville developed a system for early intervention courts that provided effective counseling for first time offenders. Specialized courts for drug abusers and mental health provided better rehabilitation and reduced the need for more prisons.

Law enforcement was one of the great beneficiaries of technology, as criminal records could be easily share between jurisdictions. Video conferencing was widely used by the court, reducing the need to transport people between facilities. A national database of DNA was available to law enforcement, but not for other purposes.

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Law Enforcement and Justice