Centreville is an unincorporated city in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States and a suburb of Washington, D.C. Recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place, the city population was 71,135 as of the 2010 census and is approximately 20 miles west of Washington, DC. Beginning in the 1760's, the area was known as Newgate due to the popularity of the conveniently-located Newgate tavern. In more recent times, Centreville has become a suburb of Washington, D.C. Most growth occurred in the late 1990s and early 2000s due the influx of technology companies. Now, Centreville is a typical wealthy American suburb, composed of luxury townhomes, strip malls, a movie theater, and large housing developments.
Residents are zoned to schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools. Fairfax County Public Library operates the Centreville Regional Library in the CDP.
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