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City of Centerville, Ohio
Welcome to the City of Centerville, Ohio, which showcases tree-lined streets, a lively Uptown and quality and diverse housing options.
Whether you are looking for a City to live, work, play or raise your family, people choose Centerville. Our community boasts bustling business centers, nationally recognized public and private schools, hundreds of recreational and athletic programs, miles of hiking/biking trails, nearly 50 parks, nationally accredited Police and Fire departments, fine dining, upscale shopping and a charming historic Uptown. In addition to award-winning schools, our Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington Library provide an enhanced lifestyle truly unique for a community of our size.
In 2018, we celebrated our 50th anniversary of becoming a city, now with almost 24,000 people living in our city.
Centerville is a community rich in history, and we welcome you to travel through Uptown, with brick sidewalks and limestone buildings, to fully appreciate our history. Enjoy the look and feel of a bygone era with all of the conveniences of a contemporary city. Stop in Bill’s Donut Shop where the staff at this Centerville landmark has been serving the best donuts and coffee for more than 50 years, 24-hours a day. Meander to the “Four Corners” of Main and Franklin streets and tour the historical society’s four sites including the Asahel Wright House, once home to Orville and Wilbur Wright’s great uncle, and now a one-room schoolhouse museum.
Whether you are attending a community activity, enjoying music at one of our summer concerts, strolling the grounds of our beautiful Victorian Homestead Benham’s Grove or hitting the links at our renowned municipal golf course The Golf Club at Yankee Trace, we want you to enjoy your time in our wonderful City! This is a hometown where events like the Holiday Walk and the Americana 4th of July Festival create memories for a lifetime.
From those who are elected to represent you, to the professional staff who serves you, to the volunteers who help make this a great City, we thank you for visiting our City and contributing to our community.