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Centreville
Location of Centreville, Mississippi
Location of Centreville, Mississippi
Centreville, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Centreville, Mississippi
Centreville, Mississippi
Location in Mississippi
Centreville, Mississippi is located in the United States
Centreville, Mississippi
Centreville, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
Counties Wilkinson, Amite
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,684
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,424
 • Density 614.85/sq mi (237.39/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39631
Area code(s) 601
FIPS code 28-12740
GNIS feature ID 0668288

Centreville is a town in Amite and Wilkinson counties, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,684 at the 2010 census. It is part of the McComb, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Bethany Presbyterian Church is a historic church in Centreville, built in 1855, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Geography

Centreville is located at 31°5′9″N 91°3′54″W / 31.08583°N 91.06500°W / 31.08583; -91.06500 (31.085909, -91.064922). The town is mostly within 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.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 590
1910 865 46.6%
1920 161 −81.4%
1930 134 −16.8%
1940 1,163 767.9%
1950 2,025 74.1%
1960 1,229 −39.3%
1970 1,819 48.0%
1980 1,844 1.4%
1990 1,771 −4.0%
2000 1,680 −5.1%
2010 1,684 0.2%
2019 (est.) 1,424 −15.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Centreville Racial Composition
Race Num. Perc.
White 322 25.6%
Black or African American 897 71.3%
Native American 3 0.24%
Asian 1 0.08%
Other/Mixed 29 2.31%
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.

Education

Public schools

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.

Private schools

  • Centreville Academy

Notable people

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