Centreville, Alabama

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Centreville, Alabama
City
Bibb County courthouse in Centreville
Bibb County courthouse in Centreville
Location in Bibb County and the state of Alabama
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 | change 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 | change 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 | change source]

References[change | change 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.