Centerville was so named as it is near the geographic Center of Leon County. However, it is also coincidentally located nearly midway between Dallas and Houston. According to the United States Census Bureau, Centerville has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9square kilometers), all of it land. Centerville is a city in Leon County, Texas, United States. The population was 903 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Leon County.