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Centerville is a city in Appanoose County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a Tennessee politician, either Gov. De Witt Clinton Senter or Sen. William Tandy Senter. The name eventually changed through misspelling

The latitude of Centerville is 40.734N. The longitude is -92.873W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,814.


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Median household income
Local
$25,498
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Centerville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Chaldea
· Senterville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pancake Day - Sept. 29, 2007
  • Appanoose County Fair - July 16-21, 2007
  • CroatianFest - July 28, 2007
  • Heritage & Wine Festival - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Centerville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sharon Bluffs State Park, Rathbun Lake, Rathbun Fish Hatchery
Historic sites and museums: Historical and Coal Mining Museum, Moravia Wabash Depot Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Centerville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Appanoose County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52544 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Centerville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centerville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centerville was $13,574, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Centerville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Centerville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $608.


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Libraries in Centerville include Drake Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Centerville include Centerville Daily Iowegian

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Appanoose County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centerville political report.

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The average commute time for Centerville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Centerville include Motel 60 & Villa, Super 8.

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