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TENNESSEE-
Centerville
, TN

 

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ATTRACTIONS
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Hickman County Senior Citizens (173) wpe65.jpg (4707 bytes)
Tennessee National Guard (167) wpe66.jpg (7090 bytes)

SIGHTS IN THE CITY

Centerville City Hall (178) wpe67.jpg (4851 bytes)
Horse on Mail Box (165) wpe68.jpg (2256 bytes)

GOLF

Skyview Country Club
Skyview Drive
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HISTORICAL

Organized 1907
1823 a new county seat was elected
Named because of location in center of Hickman County
Incorporated 1911

Hickman County Courthouse

An old log courthouse was built in Vernon, the first county seat
It was torn down and hauled to Centerville when county seat moved
The courthouse was rebuilt in the center of the square
A new brick, two story courthouse erected 1845
Second courthouse destroyed by Confederates March 12, 1866
Third courthouse rebuilt in 1867-’68 using same brick walls
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Dycus Hardware

Located on west side of square
Displays a history of the county in old photos

PEOPLE

John C. McLemore and Charles Stewart Centerville started on land donated by

HOMES

Home (155)    Home (156) Home (157)
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Home (160) Home (179) Home (181)
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SCHOOLS

Centerville Elementary School (153)
111 Dickson Rd
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Hickman County High School (147)
1645 Bulldog Blvd

wpe5A.jpg (8914 bytes) First high school constructed 1921
Was located on a lot behind the Fairview Academy building
A new high school was voted on by special election and erected 1935
Building #3 erected 1976
Hickman County Middle School (146)
1639 Bulldog Blvd
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Martin Memorial Seventh Day Adventist School (168) wpe6.jpg (4387 bytes)
Old School Building (164) wpe1.jpg (4460 bytes)

CHURCHES

Aetna Church of Christ (45)
Aetna Church Rd
Brushy Church of Christ (43)
Hwy 48S
Byer’s Chapel Church of Christ (38)
Beaverdam Rd
Centerville Church of Christ (152)
138 N Central Ave
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Centerville Church of the Nazarene (174)
116 Morrison St
Centerville First Baptist Church (176)
100 Murphree Av
Church of Jesus Christ (24)
Grinders Switch Rd
Church of God Santicified (161)
Rebuilt 1959 
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Established 1908
Coble Church of Christ (14)
Coble Rd
Hwy 50W
Columbia Avenue Church of God (163)
177 Columbia Av
Fairfield Baptist Church (140)
Highway 100
Fairfield Church of Christ (141)
1860 Highway 100 W
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Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness Church (148)
2141 Jamie Dr
Martin Memorial Seventh Day Adventist Church (168)
900 Highway 50 W
Mt Zion African Methodist Church (162) New Life Assembly of God Church (145)
1159 Highway 100
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No Name Church (171)
Abandoned
Shipps Bend Church of Christ (169)
Hwy 50
Twomey Church of Christ (166)
Linden Hwy
 
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CEMETERIES

Charles L Nickell Memorial Cemetery (142)
Nickell died in World War II, April 11, 1945
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Oakmont Cemetery (170) wpe9.jpg (4573 bytes)
Shipp Cemetery (175) wpe3C.jpg (7318 bytes)


DOWNTOWN  CENTERVILLE -JANUARY 1998

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HORSEBACK RIDING

Hickman County Riding Club (149) wpe5D.jpg (2547 bytes)

LIBRARY

Hickman County Public Library (154) wpe37.jpg (6867 bytes) 120 W Swan St
Centerville 37033-1342
Contains over 17,000 volumes

PARKS

Boyle Bowen Memorial Park & Fairground (172)

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Ball fields
Football fields

STATISTICS

POPULATION
1960 1,678
1970 2,592
1980 2,824
1990 3,616
LOCATION CODES Zip: 37033

VISITOR CENTERS

Centerville Chamber of Commerce 203 E. Public Square
Centerville TN

 

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