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Welcome to Centerville ...

Centerville is located in Klickitat County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Centerville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1883.

Centerville is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Centerville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Centerville lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Centerville: 98613<3>

Communities Also Named Centerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that 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), Iowa (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), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (4).

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

Communities near Centerville ...

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

  • The Dalles
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • City of The Dalles
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for City of The Dalles came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for City of The Dalles
    • City of The Dalles is located in Wasco County (OR)
  • Goldendale
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Wasco
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
    • Wasco is located in Sherman County (OR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco <4>
  • Rufus
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rufus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rufus
    • Rufus is located in Sherman County (OR)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rufus <4>
  • Biggs Junction
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biggs Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biggs Junction
    • Biggs Junction is located in Sherman County (OR)
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biggs Junction <4>
  • Blockhouse
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blockhouse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blockhouse
    • Blockhouse is located in Klickitat County
  • Maryhill
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Wishram
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Celilo Village
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Celilo Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celilo Village
    • Celilo Village is located in Wasco County (OR)

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 Centerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centerville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Centerville.

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

Adding Centerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Centerville 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 Centerville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Centerville post office opened in 1883.

We also found Centerville on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Centerville.

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

The official website for Klickitat County: www.klickitatcounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Klickitat, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (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).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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