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Centerville, Louisiana

 
 
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August 20, 2015
1. Centerville, Louisiana Marker
Inscription. Locally known by the above name, although the post office was named Springville. Served as parish seat, 1881 to 1941. Site of first electrocution in the state in 1941. Van Buren, the first parish seat, 1832-35, was on the east bank.
 
Erected 1982 by Livingston Parish Police Jury.
 
Location. 30° 26.086′ N, 90° 41.109′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is on State Highway 42 0.1 miles west of Red Oak Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of the Springville Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22902 LA-42, Livingston LA 70754, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Livingston Parish (approx. 5.9 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 6.7 miles away); Hungarian Settlement (approx. 7.1 miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 7.2 miles away); Albany, Louisiana (approx. 7.6 miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 8 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 8.1 miles away); Springfield (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Centerville, Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
August 20, 2015
2. Centerville, Louisiana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2015. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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