Greensboro has the third largest education systems in North Carolina and over ten colleges and universities, including Guilford College and the Elon University School of Law. The downtown area is experiencing tremendous redevelopment, making the city center is the place to be. Cultural events and the arts are on par with a city over twice its size, with ballet, opera, and theatre companies in residence. It's also the home of the annual ACC basketball tournament, if you prefer athletics to arts. With a rich history from Revolutionary times to the civil rights movement, Greensboro is perfect for history buffs, sports fans, and students alike.

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With its blossoming downtown, excellent school system, and rich cultural history, it's no wonder that Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of's "Top 100 Best Places to Live." Located at the junction of three major interstates, Greensboro is a mid-sized city that offers convenience to both the mountains and the coast. With a cost of living below both North Carolina's and the United States' averages, Greensboro is a bargain for a city of its size.

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