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Location of Centreville, Mississippi
|• Total||2.32 sq mi (6.00 km2)|
|• Land||2.32 sq mi (6.00 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||384 ft (117 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||614.85/sq mi (237.39/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0668288|
Bethany Presbyterian Church is a historic church in Centreville, built in 1855, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.
Centreville is located at Wilkinson County with a portion in adjacent Amite County. In the 2000 census, 1,433 of the town's 1,680 residents (85.3%) lived in Wilkinson County and 247 (14.7%) in Amite County.(31.085909, -91.064922). The town is mostly within
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km²), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American||897||71.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino||6||0.48%|
As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 1,258 people, 724 households, and 374 families residing in the town.
Most of Centreville is served by the Wilkinson County School District, although the portion that lies in Amite County is served by the Amite County School District.
- Centreville Academy
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- Robert P. Briscoe, World War II Navy Cross recipient and US Navy four-star Admiral
- William A. Dickson, U.S. Representative from 1909-1913
- Girault M. Jones, seventh Bishop of Louisiana in The Episcopal Church
- John N. Kennedy, United States Senator from Louisiana
- Albert Lewis, Hall of Fame member of the Kansas City Chiefs; retired to a ranch in Centreville.
- Anne Moody, civil rights activist and author of Coming of Age in Mississippi
- Melanie Sojourner, member of the Mississippi State Senate
- Louis Leon Thurstone, psychologist
- Kevin Windham, pro motocross, supercross racer
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