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Welcome to Center Point ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Center Point, you might consider that their post office opened in 1938.
A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Center Point had a population of 16,921 people.<2> (see below for details).
Center Point is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Center Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Center Point lies within the (205) area code.
Communities Also Named Center Point ...
While we believe that this Center Point is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Center Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke and Montgomery County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 42 communities that are also named Center Point - they are located in Arkansas (5), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri (3), New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (7), Texas (11) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Center Point.
Communities near Center Point ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Center Point.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Center Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Center Point.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Center Point. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Center Point.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Center Point. See our Newspapers Page for Center Point.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center Point ...
Looking for more information about Center Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Center Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Center Point.
Adding Center Point to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Center Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Center Point was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Center Point.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023