Port of Greenville
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The Port of Greenville boasts fertile soil, a moderate climate, the blues, and some of the greatest people you could want to meet. The queen city of the delta, the Port of Greenville offers a rich and varied cultural life that includes the Greenville Symphony, the Delta Center Stage, and several great music venues. The Port of Greenville is proud to be home to the most published authors per capita of any US city. The city is also home to three great gambling casinos, and a fourth is being planned.

The Port of Greenville has a humid subtropical climate that has hot humid summers and cool to mild winters. Near-tropical summers are long. In the winter, temperatures seldom fall below freezing, and snow is rare. Temperatures in the Port of Greenville range from an average high of 28°C (82°F) in July and August to an average low of 5°C (42°F) in December and January. Humidity levels are relatively stable throughout the year, reaching a high of just over 90% from May through October and a low of just over 80% from January to March.

The Port of Greenville is also a historic place with many interesting places for visitors to go. Native American ceremonies were held at the Winterville Mounds from about 1000AD to 1450AD, and the mound center was home for the highest-ranking tribal leaders. An official State historic site, the mounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located about six miles north of the Port of Greenville, the grounds are open every day from dawn to dusk, and the museum is open from 9am until 5pm from Monday through Saturday and from 1:30pm until 5pm on Sunday.

The Jim Henson-Kermit the Frog Museum is located in Leland, Mississippi, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of the Port of Greenville. The museum sits on the banks of Deer Creek in the same place that Jim Henson first envisioned Kermit the Frog. The small museum features Kermit the Frog and a significant collection of Muppets. It includes a play area and restrooms. It is open from 10am until 4pm every day but Sunday (call to verify hours).

The Port of Greenville offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation as well. Lakes are plentiful in the Port of Greenville and in Washington County, and the Port of Greenville boasts some of the best bass fishing in the country. There is also plenty of game for hunters, including deer, wild turkey, dove, and even alligators.

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