Centreville is a city in St. Clair CountyIllinoisUnited States. The population was 5,309 in 2010, down from 5,951 at the 2000 census.

Notable people


Some of the city is served by Cahokia Unit School District 187. Lalumier K-8 School is located in Centreville.[7] Centerville K-8 is located in an unincorporated area near Centreville.[8]

Some of the city is served by East St. Louis School District 189. Brown Elementary School is located in Centreville.[9][10]


Centreville is the poorest city in the state of Illinois, as well as one of the poorest cities in the nation. The town median household income of $16,553,[11] while the typical home in the area is worth approximately $50,000.

Centreville, Illinois
Location of Centreville in Clair County, Illinois.
Location of Centreville in Clair County, Illinois.
Coordinates: 38°35′4″N 90°6′14″WCoordinates38°35′4″N 90°6′14″W
Country United States
State Illinois
County St. Clair
 • Total 4.24 sq mi (10.98 km2)
 • Land 4.18 sq mi (10.83 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
 • Total 5,309
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,203.68/sq mi (464.79/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
Area code(s) 618
FIPS code 17-12203
Wikimedia Commons Centreville, Illinois
Website www.cityofcentreville-il.com
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