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Welcome to Center Point ...

Center Point is located in Montgomery County<1>.


We aren't confident of the location of Center Point, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Center Point, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.

Center Point is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Center Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Center Point and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Center Point is located in the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

While we believe that this Center Point is located in Montgomery County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Center Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke and Jefferson 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.

  • Troy
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,762 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <4>
  • Pike Road
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Goshen
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Banks
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
    • Banks is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks <4>
  • Petrey
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
    • Petrey is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
  • Kent
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent is located in Pike County
  • Orion
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orion have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orion
    • Orion is located in Pike County
  • Pine Level
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
    • Pine Level is located in Montgomery County
  • Grady
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
    • Grady is located in Montgomery County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady <4>
  • Meeksville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
    • Meeksville is located in Pike County

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Center Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Center Point.

Adding Center Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Center Point in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section 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>

From that list, the Center Point post office opened in 1887.

We also found Center Point in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Center Point.

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 Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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