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Welcome to Center Point ...

So far, we have found very little information about Center Point. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Center Point to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Center Point, please Contact Us.


Center Point would have been located within present day Panola County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Center Point is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Center Point was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Center Point once stood is in the (903) & (430)<4> area codes.

Communities near Center Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Longview   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Center Point

Located in Gregg County

Marshall   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Center Point

Located in Harrison County

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Center Point

Hallsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Center Point

Located in Harrison County

Tatum   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of Center Point

Located in Rusk County

Lakeport   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Center Point

Located in Gregg County

Beckville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Center Point

Easton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Center Point

Located in Gregg County

Scottsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Center Point

Located in Harrison County

Nesbitt   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Center Point

Located in Harrison County

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

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

While we believe that this Center Point is located in Panola County, we know of another 10 Texas communities named Center Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Camp, Ellis, Hopkins, Howard, Hunt, Kerr, Parker, Tarrant, Trinity and Upshur County.

Beyond Texas, there are 42 communities that are also named Center Point - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (5), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri (3), New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

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 Center Point. 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 Center Point. 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 Center Point.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

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About Texas

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The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Center Point, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Center Point) 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 Center Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Center Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3335, Longitude: -94.4669     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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