Centerville Historic District (Centerville, Pennsylvania)

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Centerville Historic District
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John Williams Service Station, part of the Centerville Historic District, September, 2013
Centerville Historic District (Centerville, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Centerville Historic District (Centerville, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly, Old National Pike--US 40 from Linton Rd. to jct. ofOld National Pike--US 40 and PA 481, Centerville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′42″N 79°58′35″W / 40.04500°N 79.97639°W / 40.04500; -79.97639Coordinates: 40°2′42″N 79°58′35″W / 40.04500°N 79.97639°W / 40.04500; -79.97639
Area 25 acres (10 ha)
Built 1821
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Governing body Local
MPS National Road in Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 96001208[1]
Added to NRHP October 24, 1996

Centerville Historic District is a historic district in Centerville, Pennsylvania. Centerville represents an intact example of the "pike town" typical of the National Road in Pennsylvania. Little commercial activity remains in the town today, but the ninety-four contributing buildings in the district includes taverns, residences, shops, and services buildings typical of the rise and decline of the National Road. [2]

Centerville is designated as a historic district by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation,[3] and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Adam Baacke (June 7, 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Centerville Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Centerville Historic District". Landmark Registry - Historic District. Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-11-08.