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Welcome to Centenary ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Centenary, you might consider that their post office opened in 1858.
Centenary is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Centenary lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Centenary is located in the (434) area code.
Communities Also Named Centenary ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Centenary: This one is located in Buckingham County and the other is located in Norfolk City.
Beyond Virginia, there are 8 communities that are also named Centenary - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Ontario and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Centenary.
Communities near Centenary ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Centenary.
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 Centenary. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centenary.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Centenary. 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 Centenary.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Centenary. See our Newspapers Page for Centenary.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centenary ...
Looking for more information about Centenary? 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 Centenary, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Centenary.
Adding Centenary to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Centenary in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Centenary was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Centenary in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Centenary.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024