Centerville is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located adjacent to the easternmost part of The Great Salt Lake. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.0 Square miles (15.6 Square kilometer), all of it land. The community was originally known as Deuel Settlement, but was renamed to Cherry Creek after the Cherry family arrived. After an 1850 survey found the town was located precisely between Farmington and Bountiful, it became known as Centerville, and it was this name that stuck.