Centreville is a city in and the county seat of Bibb County, Alabama. It has a total area of 9.7 square miles. 9.5 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles (1.75%) is water. Centreville was established as the county seat in 1829, and incorporated in 1832.
The Bibb County Public School District supervises and administers the public school system in Centreville. This includes Bibb County High School and Centreville Middle School. There is also a private school named Cahawba Christian Academy. Manufacturing, retail trade, construction, services and public utilities are the major players in the local economy. The closest hospital is the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, located about 26 miles away in Tuscaloosa. The historic district here is a part of the National Register of Historic Places. Centreville's cost of living is 15.70% lower than the country average, making living here comparatively cheaper.
The town gets about 54 inches of rain annually, with about 100 days having measurable precipitation.