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Centerville, Louisiana
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish St. Mary
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
70522
Area code(s) 337
GNIS feature ID 560387

Centerville is an unincorporated community in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States.

History

Columbian Chemical Plant Explosion Hoax

The Columbian Chemicals Plant explosion hoax involved a plant located near Centerville.

Education

There is one school, Centerville School (K-12) of the St. Mary Parish School Board.

Notable people

  • Carl W. Bauer, Louisiana politician
  • Thomas G. Clausen, last elected Louisiana state education superintendent from 1984 to 1988, graduated from Centerville High School, c. 1957.
  • William J. Seymour, a prominent African-American religious leader in the early twentieth century.
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