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Welcome to Centre ...
The location of Centre has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Centre has a population of 3,598 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Centre.
Centre is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Centre lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Centre (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Centre: (256) & (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Centre: 35960<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Centre had an population of 3,598 people. This is an increase of 3.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Centre had a population of 3,489 people (which is 13.42% of the total population of Cherokee County). This makes Centre the county's most populous community.
The population of Centre represents 0.07% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,489 people, the population of Centre increased 8.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,216 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Centre.
Communities Also Named Centre ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Centre - they are located in California, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Centre.
Communities near Centre ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Centre.
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 Centre. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centre.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Centre. 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 Centre.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Centre. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Centre.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centre ...
Looking for more information about Centre? 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 Centre, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Centre.
Adding Centre to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Centre in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Centre was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Centre on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2022