Centerville, Texas

Centerville, Texas
Store fronts in Centerville
Store fronts in Centerville
Location of Centerville, Texas
Location of Centerville, Texas
Leon County Centerville.svg
Coordinates: 31°15′23″N 95°58′46″W / 31.25639°N 95.97944°W / 31.25639; -95.97944Coordinates: 31°15′23″N 95°58′46″W / 31.25639°N 95.97944°W / 31.25639; -95.97944
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.79 sq mi (4.62 km2)
 • Land1.79 sq mi (4.62 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
354 ft (108 m)
 • Total892
 • Estimate 
 • Density507.84/sq mi (196.12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)903
FIPS code48-13900[4]
GNIS feature ID1354216[5]

Centerville is a city in Leon County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 892 at the 2010 census.[2] It is the county seat of Leon County.[6]

Centerville was so named as it is near the geographic center of Leon County. However, it is also coincidentally located nearly midway between Dallas and Houston.[7]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Centerville city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. ^ According to online mileage guides provided by Mapquest, it is 123.37 miles between Dallas and Centerville, and 117.21 miles between Houston and Centerville.