Bibb County courthouse in Centreville
Location in Bibb County and the state of Alabama
|Founded by||Sarah Willis Chotard|
|• 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)|
|• Density||254.2/sq mi (97.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0159359|
Geography[change | change source]
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]
- Franklin Potts Glass, Sr. (1858–1934) newspaper publisher and U.S. Senator-designate
- Fresco Thompson (1902–1968)—major league baseball player and executive
References[change | change source]
- "Fact Sheet- Centreville city, Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
- "Geographic Comparison Table- Alabama". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 January 2010.
- '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
- Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) . The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.