Centreville, Alabama

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Centreville, Alabama
City
Bibb County courthouse in Centreville
Location in Bibb County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°57′0″N 87°8′4″W / 32.95°N 87.13444°W / 32.95; -87.13444Coordinates: 32°57′0″N 87°8′4″W / 32.95°N 87.13444°W / 32.95; -87.13444
Country United States
State Alabama
County Bibb
Founded 1823
Incorporated 1832
Founded by Sarah Willis Chotard
Area
 • Total 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 • Land 9.5 sq mi (24.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 253 ft (77 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,466
 • Density 254.2/sq mi (97.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35042
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-13672
GNIS feature ID 0159359

Centreville is a city in Bibb County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 2,466.[1] The city is the county seat of Bibb County.

Geography[change | edit source]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau,[2] Centreville has a total area of 9.7 square miles (25 km2). 9.5 square miles (25 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (1.75%) is water.

Education[change | edit source]

Centreville is served by the Bibb County Public School District. Schools in Centreville include Bibb County High School (grades 9 through 12) and Centreville Middle School (grades 5 through 8).

Cahawba Christian Academy is a private school serving grades pre-K to 12.

Notable residents[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Fact Sheet- Centreville city, Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFFacts?_event=Search&geo_id=&_geoContext=&_street=&_county=centreville&_cityTown=centreville&_state=04000US01&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&show_2003_tab=&redirect=Y. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
  2. "Geographic Comparison Table- Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=04000US01&-_box_head_nbr=GCT-PH1&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-format=ST-7. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
  3. 'History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biographies,' Thomas McAdry Owen and Maria Bankhead Owen, S.J. Clements Publishing Company: 1921, biographical sketch of Franklin Potts Glass, Sr., pg. 663
  4. Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.