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Welcome to Centerville ...

Centerville is located in Gwinnett County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Centerville has a population of 7,884 people<2> (see below for details).

Centerville is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Centerville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Centerville: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

Websites for Centerville ...

Junior League:   www.jlgnf.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Centerville had an population of 7,884 people. This is an increase of 10.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 84.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Centerville had a population of 7,148 people.

The population of Centerville represents 0.07% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 7,148 people, the population of Centerville increased 67.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,278 people).

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

Communities Also Named Centerville ...

While we believe that this Centerville is located in Gwinnett County, we know of another 9 Georgia communities named Centerville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Charlton, Cherokee, DeKalb, Early, Elbert, Houston, Talbot, Walton and Wilkes County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 143 communities that are also named Centerville - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas (4), California (6), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (7), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (9), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (3), Michigan (2), Minnesota (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana (4), Nebraska, Nevada (3), New Jersey (5), New Mexico, New York (6), North Carolina, Ohio (9), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (12), Rhode Island (2), South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (3), Virginia (9), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (4).

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

Communities near Centerville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Centerville.

  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Centerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<7>
  • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Centerville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Centerville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
  • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Centerville
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Milstead [Rockdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
      • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Centerville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Centerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<7>
    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
      • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Centerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<7>
    • Chamblee [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblee
      • Chamblee [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Centerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamblee<7>
    • Duluth [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duluth
      • Duluth [Gwinnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Centerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,676 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<7>

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 Centerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centerville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Centerville. 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 Centerville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Centerville. See our Newspapers Page for Centerville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centerville ...

Looking for more information about Centerville? 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 Centerville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Centerville.

Adding Centerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Centerville 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 Centerville was on a map titled Map of Georgia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Centerville on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Gwinnett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Centerville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Centerville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 CentervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8039, Longitude: -84.0430    
<6>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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