Centerville, Butte County, California

Centerville, Butte County, California

Centerville is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California along Butte Creek. The area is about one and three quarters miles, straight-line distance, west of Paradise. The US Geological Survey defines it as a populated place with a feature ID of 1658249. The community is convert|640|ft|m above mean sea level. The area is inside area code 530. Access to the area is via Honey Run Road off Skyway Avenue about convert|1.5|mi|km east of State Route 99. The community's ZIP code is 95967.

Centerville Cemetery is located less than a mile northeast at coord|39|47|58|N|121|38|46|W (NAD27).

Centerville Power Plant is a small hydroelectric power plant in the community. When the plant is in operation, the volume of water in the creek goes up. Signs downstream along Butte Creek warn that the water level can rise suddenly without warning. The facility was built about 1900 and generates electricity using water facilities that once supplied a hydraulic mine during California's Gold Rush.


* US Geological Survey, National Geographic Names Database

* US Census Bureau, 2000 census statistical area records

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