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Welcome to Centertown ...

The city of Centertown is located in Ohio County<1>.

The location of Centertown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Centertown has a population of 434 people<3> (see below for details).

Centertown was established in 1890.

The community of Centertown is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Centertown is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Centertown: 42328<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Centertown had an population of 434 people. This is an increase of 2.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Centertown had a population of 423 people. This makes Centertown the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 423 people, the population of Centertown increased 1.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 416 people).

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

Communities Also Named Centertown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Centertown - they are located in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Vermont.

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

Communities near Centertown ...

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

  • Central City [Muhlenberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
    • Central City [Muhlenberg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Centertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<7>
  • Greenville [Muhlenberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Muhlenberg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Centertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Beaver Dam [Ohio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Ohio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Centertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Dam<7>
  • Hartford [Ohio County]
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    • Hartford [Ohio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Centertown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Livermore [McLean County]
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      • Livermore [McLean County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livermore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livermore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livermore<7>
    • Powderly [Muhlenberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powderly
      • Powderly [Muhlenberg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powderly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powderly<7>
    • Calhoun [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
      • Calhoun [McLean County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Calhoun:
      • Calhoon
      • Fort Vienna
      • Vienna Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<7>
    • Whitesville [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesville
      • Whitesville [Daviess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<7>
    • Drakesboro [Muhlenberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakesboro
      • Drakesboro [Muhlenberg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakesboro<7>
    • Island [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island
      • Island [McLean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Centertown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Island<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 Centertown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centertown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centertown ...

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

Adding Centertown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Centertown 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 Centertown was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Mentions & References for Centertown

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Ohio, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Centertown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Centertown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Centertown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Centertown) 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 Centertown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CentertownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4179, Longitude: -86.9957       In this case, the coordinates for Centertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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