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The Tar River/University neighborhood, adjacent to a college campus and Uptown Greenville, North Carolina, is a desirable place to live. The neighborhood is filled with charming, well-built homes located in an historic district within easy walking distance of the East Carolina University campus and Uptown Greenville, the urban core of the city. Our location makes the neighborhood very appealing to families, faculty, retirees, and students.
What our neighbors say about living here: "I love the full green trees, houses with character, and the neighbors are characters. I wouldn't live anywhere else."  - Marty Priddy
As a major university, East Carolina offers the academic, cultural, and sporting events associated with a traditional college campus. Faculty, staff, and students can walk to offices, classes, recreation center, cultural events, and libraries along shady, tree-lined streets.
In Uptown Greenville are located many interesting restaurants, shops, galleries, and local events as well as the main branch of the local public library. A nearby greenway offers a walking and biking trail that connects to a local park. The neighborhood off-leash dog park is very popular with local dogs and dog lovers.
Excellent schools, including Pitt Community College, numerous churches of all denominations, an airport just five minutes away, and outstanding medical facilities, including ECU's Brody School of Medicine, are among the amenities of the neighborhood and the city.
As an active neighborhood association, TRUNA serves and promotes the neighborhood through its various activities and this website. Certain features of the website are available only to current paid members of TRUNA so to take full advantage of the website and to support your neighborhood association, TRUNA urges all residents to pay their annual dues and to register on the website.