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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Centerville.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Centerville to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Centerville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Centerville to:

  • Evergreen [Map], which is the Seat of Conecuh County, lies just to the West Northwest.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 74 miles [119.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE). If you could drive a straight line from Centerville to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 758 miles [1,219.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 43 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,655 miles [10,710.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,356 miles [11,838.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,235 miles [8,424.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Centerville ...

We have found 143 communities that share the name Centerville.

Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Centerville. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 141 communities in the United States - with 143 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Bibb County

Our profile page for Centerville, Bibb County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Bibb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cullman County

Our profile page for Centerville, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 198 miles [318.7 km] to the North


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arizona

Yavapai County

Our profile page for Centerville, Yavapai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,471 miles [2,367.3 km] to the West Northwest

Arkansas

Faulkner County

Our profile page for Centerville, Faulkner County   [Map]
Distance: About 409 miles [658.2 km] to the Northwest

Hempstead County

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Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the West Northwest

Jackson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 393 miles [632.5 km] to the Northwest

Yell County

Our profile page for Centerville, Yell County   [Map]
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the Northwest

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California

Alpine County

Our profile page for Centerville, Alpine County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,912 miles [3,077.1 km] to the West Northwest

Butte County

Our profile page for Centerville, Butte County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,022 miles [3,254.1 km] to the West Northwest

Fresno County

Our profile page for Centerville, Fresno County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,892 miles [3,044.9 km] to the West Northwest

Humboldt County

Our profile page for Centerville, Humboldt County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,168 miles [3,489.1 km] to the West Northwest

Shasta County

Our profile page for Centerville, Shasta County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,071 miles [3,333 km] to the West Northwest

Sierra County

Our profile page for Centerville, Sierra County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,976 miles [3,180.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Chaffee County

Our profile page for Centerville, Chaffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,194 miles [1,921.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

New Haven County

Our profile page for Centerville, New Haven County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,035 miles [1,665.7 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Leon County

Our profile page for Centerville, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 170 miles [273.6 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Charlton County

Our profile page for Centerville, Charlton County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Centerville, Cherokee County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 252 miles [405.6 km] to the Northeast

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Centerville, DeKalb County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in DeKalb County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Early County

Our profile page for Centerville, Early County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the East

Elbert County

Our profile page for Centerville, Elbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 301 miles [484.4 km] to the Northeast

Gwinnett County

Our profile page for Centerville, Gwinnett County   [Map]
Distance: About 233 miles [375 km] to the Northeast

Houston County

Our profile page for Centerville, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 205 miles [329.9 km] to the East Northeast

Talbot County

Our profile page for Centerville, Talbot County   [Map]
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the East Northeast

Walton County

Our profile page for Centerville, Walton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Walton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wilkes County

Our profile page for Centerville, Wilkes County   [Map]
Distance: About 283 miles [455.4 km] to the Northeast

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Idaho

Boise County

Our profile page for Centerville, Boise County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,792 miles [2,883.9 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Centerville, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 560 miles [901.2 km] to the North Northwest

Grundy County

Our profile page for Centerville, Grundy County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 685 miles [1,102.4 km] to the North

Knox County

Our profile page for Centerville, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the North Northwest

Macoupin County

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Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the North Northwest

Morgan County

Our profile page for Centerville, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the North Northwest

Piatt County

Our profile page for Centerville, Piatt County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the North

White County

Our profile page for Centerville, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the North

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Indiana

Spencer County

Our profile page for Centerville, Spencer County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the North

Wayne County

Our profile page for Centerville, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the North

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Iowa

Appanoose County

Our profile page for Centerville, Appanoose County   [Map]
Distance: About 725 miles [1,166.8 km] to the North Northwest

Boone County

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Distance: About 834 miles [1,342.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Dickinson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Dickinson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dickinson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Jefferson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jefferson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Leavenworth County

Our profile page for Centerville, Leavenworth County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Leavenworth County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Linn County

Our profile page for Centerville, Linn County   [Map]
Distance: About 658 miles [1,058.9 km] to the Northwest

Marshall County

Our profile page for Centerville, Marshall County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Marshall County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Nemaha County

Our profile page for Centerville, Nemaha County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Nemaha County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Osborne County

Our profile page for Centerville, Osborne County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Osborne County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Smith County

Our profile page for Centerville, Smith County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Smith County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wilson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Wilson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wilson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Bourbon County

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Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the North Northeast

Clark County

Our profile page for Centerville, Clark County   [Map]
Distance: About 483 miles [777.3 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

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Distance: About 476 miles [766 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Evangeline Parish

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Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the West

Saint Mary Parish

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Distance: About 293 miles [471.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,384 miles [2,227.3 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Frederick County

Our profile page for Centerville, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 777 miles [1,250.5 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Barnstable County

Our profile page for Centerville, Barnstable County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,155 miles [1,858.8 km] to the Northeast

Essex County

Our profile page for Centerville, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,170 miles [1,882.9 km] to the Northeast

Worcester County

Our profile page for Centerville, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,117 miles [1,797.6 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Delta County

Our profile page for Centerville, Delta County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Delta County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for Centerville, Saint Joseph County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Saint Joseph County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Minnesota

Anoka County

Our profile page for Centerville, Anoka County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,006 miles [1,619 km] to the North Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Centerville, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Winona County

Our profile page for Centerville, Winona County   [Map]
Distance: About 903 miles [1,453.2 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Carroll County

Our profile page for Centerville, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the Northwest

Itawamba County

Our profile page for Centerville, Itawamba County   [Map]
Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Missouri

Cedar County

Our profile page for Centerville, Cedar County
Although located in Cedar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Reynolds County

Our profile page for Centerville, Reynolds County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Montana

Beaverhead County

Our profile page for Centerville, Beaverhead County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,691 miles [2,721.4 km] to the Northwest

Cascade County

Our profile page for Centerville, Cascade County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,656 miles [2,665.1 km] to the Northwest

Madison County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,676 miles [2,697.3 km] to the Northwest

Silver Bow County

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Distance: About 1,699 miles [2,734.3 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Centerville, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 842 miles [1,355.1 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

Churchill County

Our profile page for Centerville, Churchill County
This community is historic.
Although located in Churchill County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Douglas County

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Distance: About 1,916 miles [3,083.5 km] to the West Northwest

White Pine County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,652 miles [2,658.6 km] to the West Northwest

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New Jersey

Cumberland County

Our profile page for Centerville, Cumberland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cumberland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hudson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Hudson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hudson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hunterdon County

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Distance: About 924 miles [1,487 km] to the Northeast

Mercer County

Our profile page for Centerville, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 915 miles [1,472.5 km] to the Northeast

Monmouth County

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Distance: About 943 miles [1,517.6 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Union County

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Distance: About 979 miles [1,575.5 km] to the West Northwest

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New York

Allegany County

Our profile page for Centerville, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 900 miles [1,448.4 km] to the North Northeast

Delaware County

Our profile page for Centerville, Delaware County   [Map]
Distance: About 977 miles [1,572.3 km] to the Northeast

Oswego County

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Distance: About 1,025 miles [1,649.6 km] to the North Northeast

Suffolk County

Our profile page for Centerville, Suffolk County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,028 miles [1,654.4 km] to the Northeast

Sullivan County

Our profile page for Centerville, Sullivan County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Sullivan County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ulster County

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Distance: About 1,022 miles [1,644.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Franklin County

Our profile page for Centerville, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Belmont County

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Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the North Northeast

Brown County

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Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the North Northeast

Clinton County

Our profile page for Centerville, Clinton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clinton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Gallia County

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Distance: About 574 miles [923.8 km] to the North Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Centerville, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the North Northeast

Medina County

Our profile page for Centerville, Medina County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Centerville, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the North Northeast

Morgan County

Our profile page for Centerville, Morgan County   [Map]
Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

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Distance: About 694 miles [1,116.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

Kiowa County

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Distance: About 743 miles [1,195.7 km] to the West Northwest

Pittsburg County

Our profile page for Centerville, Pittsburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 553 miles [890 km] to the West Northwest

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Oregon

Washington County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,162 miles [3,479.4 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

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Distance: About 742 miles [1,194.1 km] to the Northeast

Bradford County

Our profile page for Centerville, Bradford County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bradford County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Bucks County

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Distance: About 902 miles [1,451.6 km] to the Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Centerville, Chester County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Chester County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

Our profile page for Centerville, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 814 miles [1,310 km] to the North Northeast

Indiana County

Our profile page for Centerville, Indiana County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 758 miles [1,219.9 km] to the North Northeast

Lancaster County

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Distance: About 837 miles [1,347 km] to the Northeast

Lehigh County

Our profile page for Centerville, Lehigh County   [Map]
Distance: About 891 miles [1,433.9 km] to the Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Centerville, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 836 miles [1,345.4 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Centerville, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the North Northeast

Westmoreland County

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Distance: About 732 miles [1,178 km] to the North Northeast

York County

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Distance: About 811 miles [1,305.2 km] to the Northeast

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Rhode Island

Kent County

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Distance: About 1,106 miles [1,779.9 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,090 miles [1,754.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Anderson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 324 miles [521.4 km] to the Northeast

Charleston County

Our profile page for Centerville, Charleston County   [Map]
Distance: About 414 miles [666.3 km] to the East Northeast

Dillon County

Our profile page for Centerville, Dillon County   [Map]
Distance: About 475 miles [764.4 km] to the East Northeast

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Centerville, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the East Northeast

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South Dakota

Turner County

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Distance: About 978 miles [1,573.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Tennessee

Hickman County

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Distance: About 304 miles [489.2 km] to the North

Wilson County

Our profile page for Centerville, Wilson County   [Map]
Distance: About 339 miles [545.6 km] to the North

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Texas

Dallas County

Our profile page for Centerville, Dallas County   [Map]
Distance: About 578 miles [930.2 km] to the West Northwest

Leon County

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Distance: About 536 miles [862.6 km] to the West

Trinity County

Our profile page for Centerville, Trinity County   [Map]
Distance: About 481 miles [774.1 km] to the West

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Utah

Davis County

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Distance: About 1,534 miles [2,468.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Vermont

Lamoille County

Our profile page for Centerville, Lamoille County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,195 miles [1,923.2 km] to the Northeast

Rutland County

Our profile page for Centerville, Rutland County
This community is historic.
Although located in Rutland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Windsor County

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Distance: About 1,157 miles [1,862 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Accomack County

Our profile page for Centerville, Accomack County   [Map]
Distance: About 775 miles [1,247.2 km] to the Northeast

Augusta County

Our profile page for Centerville, Augusta County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the Northeast

Bedford County

Our profile page for Centerville, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the Northeast

Goochland County

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Distance: About 678 miles [1,091.1 km] to the Northeast

Halifax County

Our profile page for Centerville, Halifax County   [Map]
Distance: About 585 miles [941.5 km] to the Northeast

James City County

Our profile page for Centerville, James City County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the Northeast

King and Queen County

Our profile page for Centerville, King and Queen County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in King and Queen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Louisa County

Our profile page for Centerville, Louisa County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Louisa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montgomery County

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Distance: About 537 miles [864.2 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Klickitat County

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Distance: About 2,065 miles [3,323.3 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Tyler County

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Distance: About 650 miles [1,046.1 km] to the North Northeast

Wayne County

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Distance: About 533 miles [857.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Grant County

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Distance: About 825 miles [1,327.7 km] to the North Northwest

Iowa County

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We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Iowa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Saint Croix County

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Distance: About 976 miles [1,570.7 km] to the North Northwest

Trempealeau County

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Distance: About 909 miles [1,462.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Centerville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Centerville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Centerville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Centerville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centerville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4002, Longitude: -86.8789     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centerville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Centerville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.57 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.873 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.755 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Centerville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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