Centerville, Gwinnett County, Georgia

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Centerville,
Gwinnett County, Georgia
Centerville is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Centerville
Centerville
Location within the state of Georgia
Centerville is located in the United States
Centerville
Centerville
Centerville (the United States)
Coordinates: 33°48′13″N 84°02′35″W / 33.80361°N 84.04306°W / 33.80361; -84.04306Coordinates: 33°48′13″N 84°02′35″W / 33.80361°N 84.04306°W / 33.80361; -84.04306
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyGwinnett
Elevation
925 ft (282 m)
Population
(2010)(Centerville and Snellville combined)
 • Total18,242
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
30039
Area code(s)770, 678, 404
FIPS code1371604
GNIS feature ID312513

Centerville is an unincorporated community in Gwinnett County, Georgia, United States.[1] Centerville is located south of Snellville and is situated around the intersections of State Routes 124 and 264. A part of Rockdale County may also be considered to be in Centerville.

History[edit]

A post office was in operation at Centerville from 1878 until 1903.[2][3] An early variant name was "Sneezer".[2]

Education[edit]

The Centerville area is served by Gwinnett County Public Schools.[4]

The area has the Centerville Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library system,[5] which shares a building with the Centerville Community Center and the Snellville Branch that is neighbor to Thomas W. Briscoe Park in Snellville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Centerville, Gwinnett County, Georgia
  2. ^ a b Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 38. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps-mainweb01.nsf/SchoolAlphaView?OpenView&Count=200%7Caccessdate=17 December 2012
  5. ^ "Hours & Locations Archived 2010-07-26 at the Wayback Machine." Gwinnett County Public Library. Retrieved on February 24, 2010.