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.

ources

* US Geological Survey, National Geographic Names Database
*

* US Census Bureau, 2000 census statistical area records

External links


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Butte County, California — County of Butte   County   Butte County, with a view of the Sutter Buttes in the background …   Wikipedia

  • Butte Creek (Butte County, California) — Butte Creek is tributary to the Sacramento River, joining the river in the vicinity of Colusa, California, USA. About 110 miles in length, it runs through much of Butte County, California (the county, however, receives its name from the Sutter… …   Wikipedia

  • Deadwood, Butte County, California — Coordinates: 39°44′33″N 121°31′29″W / 39.7425°N 121.52472°W / 39.7425; 121.52472 …   Wikipedia

  • Enterprise, Butte County, California — Coordinates: 39°32′11″N 121°21′51″W / 39.53639°N 121.36417°W / 39.53639; 121.36417 …   Wikipedia

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Butte County, California — Map of all coordinates from Google Map of all coordinates from Bing …   Wikipedia

  • Craig (ghost town), Butte County, California — Coordinates: 39°32′52″N 121°23′15″W / 39.54778°N 121.3875°W / 39.54778; 121.3875 …   Wikipedia

  • Big Bar, Butte County, California — Coordinates: 39°48′20″N 121°26′17″W / 39.80556°N 121.43806°W / 39.80556; 121.43806 For the community formerly of …   Wikipedia

  • Oak Grove, Butte County, California — Coordinates: 39°25′38″N 121°36′19″W / 39.42722°N 121.60528°W / 39.42722; 121.60528 …   Wikipedia

  • Clear Creek, Butte County, California — Clear Creek is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Pentz at the confluence of the east and west branches of Clear Creek.[1] A post office operated at Clear Creek from… …   Wikipedia

  • Mill City, Butte County, California — Mill City is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located adjacent to and shared a post office with Magalia (then, Dogtown).[1] References ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California s Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”