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Welcome to Centerville ...

The city of Centerville is located in Appanoose County and is the County Seat for Appanoose County.

The location of Centerville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Centerville has a population of 5,478 people<2> (see below for details).

Centerville is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Centerville is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Centerville: 52544<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Centerville had a population of 5,528 people (or 42.9% of the total population of Appanoose County). This makes Centerville the county's most populous community.

The population of Centerville represents 0.18% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,528 people, the population of Centerville decreased 6.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,924 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Centerville had an population of 5,478 people. This is a decrease of 0.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Centerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Centerville: This one is located in Appanoose County and the other is located in Boone County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 143 communities that are also named Centerville - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas (4), California (6), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Idaho, Illinois (7), Indiana (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.

Websites for Centerville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Centerville, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Centerville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Centerville. Our list includes 22 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Centerville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Centerville.

Communities near Centerville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Unionville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the South (S) of Centerville

Located in Putnam County (MO)

Seymour   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Centerville

Located in Wayne County

Moravia   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Centerville

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Centerville

Cincinnati   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Centerville

Promise City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Centerville

Located in Wayne County

Melrose   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Centerville

Located in Monroe County

Unionville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Centerville

Numa   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Centerville

Livonia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Centerville

Located in Putnam County (MO)

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Centerville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Centerville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Centerville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Centerville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Centerville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7308, Longitude: -92.8746     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centerville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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