Centerville, Gwinnett County, Georgia

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Centerville,
Gwinnett County, Georgia
Centerville is located in Georgia
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. ^ "GNIS Detail - Centerville". geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2021-05-05.
  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. ^ "Centerville ES / Homepage". gcpsk12.org. Archived from the original on 2018-12-04. Retrieved 2021-05-05.
  5. ^ "Library Branches and Directions". gwinnettpl.org. 2010-07-26. Archived from the original on 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2021-05-05.