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Centreville, Alabama

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Welcome to Centreville ...

The city of Centreville is located in Bibb County and is the County Seat for Bibb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Centreville has a population of 2,680 people<1> (see below for details).

Centreville was established in 1823.

The community of Centreville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Centreville: (205)

The ZIP code for Centreville: 35042<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Centreville had a population of 2,778 people (which is 12.12% of the total population of Bibb County). This makes Centreville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Centreville represents 0.06% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,778 people, the population of Centreville increased 12.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,466 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Centreville had an population of 2,680 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.68% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Centreville.

Communities near Centreville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Centreville and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,636   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pratt Ferry - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Centreville.

Communities Also Named Centreville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Centreville - they are located in British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (6), Ohio, Ontario (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (3) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Centreville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Centreville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Centreville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Centreville. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Centreville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centreville ...

Looking for more information about Centreville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Centreville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Centreville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Centreville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Centreville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centreville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Centreville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Centreville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Centreville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Centreville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centreville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9597, Longitude: -87.1334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centreville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Centreville.


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