Greensboro is a city in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States. It is the third most populous city in North Carolina,. Guilford County · List of people from Greensboro. The city is located at the intersection of two major interstates (I-85 and I-40) in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina.
Our editors will review what you submitted and determine if they should review the article. In the early 1840s, the state government designated Greensboro as one of the stops for a new railway line, at the request of Governor John Motley Morehead, whose home, Blandwood, was in Greensboro. Greensboro has two major public research universities, North Carolina A%26T State University, a historically black university established in the late 19th century, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It is home to Bennett College, North Carolina State Agricultural and Technical University, Greensboro College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.