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The location of Centralia

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Welcome to Centralia ...

Centralia is located in Braxton County.

When the people of Centralia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Centralian<1>

Centralia is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Centralia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Centralia: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Centralia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Centralia and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Addison   [Map]   723   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   496   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cowen   [Map]   498   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   277   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Centralia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Centralia - they are located in California, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Centralia. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Centralia. 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 Centralia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Centralia ...

Looking for more information about Centralia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Centralia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Centralia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Centralia.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Centralia. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Centralia refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Centralia may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centralia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Centralia.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Centralia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Centralia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centralia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6232, Longitude: -80.5679     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centralia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Centralia.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Centralia.