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Centre is a city in Cherokee County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for its location in the county.
The latitude of Centre is 34.151N. The longitude is -85.678W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,273.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Centre demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35960 ZIP code.
3% of Centre residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centre ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centre was $14,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Centre residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Centre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $683.
Libraries in Centre include Cherokee County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Centre include Cherokee County Herald
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centre political report.
The average commute time for Centre workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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