About This Place
Centerville is a town in Hickman County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,793 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hickman County. It is probably best known for being the hometown of country comedian Minnie Pearl. The current mayor is Bob Bohn.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Centerville has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28.2 km²), all of it land.
It is bisected by Tennessee State Route 100 which provides east-west connections. Tennessee State Route 50 passes through the eastern edge of the town providing a connector to Interstate 40 (via exit 148 approximately 17 miles (27 km) north in Humphreys County near Only. State Route 50 also provides a connection to the south to Columbia.