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Centerville, Ohio
Village
Masonic lodge building on State Street
Masonic lodge building on State Street
Location of Centerville, Gallia County, Ohio
Location of Centerville, Gallia County, Ohio
Location of Centerville in Gallia County
Location of Centerville in Gallia County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Gallia
Township Raccoon
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 103
 • Estimate 
(2019)
98
 • Density 980.00/sq mi (377.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-13169

Centerville is a village in Gallia County, Ohio, United States. The population was 103 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Point Pleasant, WV–OH Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is located near U.S. Route 35 near the eastern terminus of State Route 279 as the highways parallel each other for about 1/2 mile.

Name

Although the village is officially named "Centerville," it is also commonly known as "Thurman" — the name that the Board on Geographic Names ruled in favor of using to refer to the community — and as "Ridgeway." Its official name has also been spelled "Centreville."

History

Centerville was platted in 1835. The community originally was settled chiefly by Welsh immigrants.

Geography

Centerville is located at 38°53′55″N 82°26′45″W / 38.89861°N 82.44583°W / 38.89861; -82.44583 (38.898729, -82.445901).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 272
1890 215 −21.0%
1900 198 −7.9%
1910 143 −27.8%
1920 96 −32.9%
1930 127 32.3%
1940 113 −11.0%
1950 142 25.7%
1960 251 76.8%
1970 114 −54.6%
1980 148 29.8%
1990 128 −13.5%
2000 134 4.7%
2010 103 −23.1%
2019 (est.) 98 −4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 103 people, 43 households, and 31 families living in the village. The population density was 1,030.0 inhabitants per square mile (397.7/km2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 520.0 per square mile (200.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.1% White, 1.0% African American, and 1.0% from two or more races.

There were 43 households, of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.9% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the village was 44.3 years. 12.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

Education

Public education in the village of Centerville is provided by the Gallia County Local School District.

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