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Welcome to Center ...
The city of Center is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Center has a population of 5,148 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Center.
The community of Center is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Center: (936)
The ZIP code for Center: 75935<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Center had an population of 5,148 people. This is a decrease of 0.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Center had a population of 5,193 people (which is 20.41% of the total population of Shelby County). This makes Center the county's most populous community.
The population of Center represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 328th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,193 people, the population of Center decreased 8.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,678 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Center.
Communities Also Named Center ...
While we believe that this Center is located in Shelby County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Center. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fisher and Limestone County.
Beyond Texas, there are 57 communities that are also named Center - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (3), Kansas (7), Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts (2), Mississippi (5), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (3), North Dakota, Ohio (6), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Center.
Communities near Center ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Center.
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 Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Center.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Center. 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 Center.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Center. See our Newspapers Page for Center.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center ...
Looking for more information about Center? 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 Center, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Center.
Adding Center to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Center 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 Center was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Center on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022