Cartersville, Cumberland County, Virginia

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Cartersville, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Cartersville is located in Virginia
Cartersville
Cartersville
Cartersville is located in the United States
Cartersville
Cartersville
Coordinates: 37°40′03″N 78°05′18″W / 37.66750°N 78.08833°W / 37.66750; -78.08833
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyCumberland
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)Area code
GNIS ID1492721[1]

Cartersville is an unincorporated community in Cumberland County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

Cartersville formed around the James River and Kanawha Canal. An 1855 gazetteer described it as having "1 church, several stores, and about 50 dwellings."[2]

A number of properties on the National Register of Historic Places are located in and around Cartersville; among these are the plantation house Ampthill, the Cartersville Bridge, Hamilton High School, and Morven, as well as the Cartersville Historic District.

Climate[edit]

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa" (Humid Subtropical Climate).[3]

Climate data for Cartersville, Virginia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8
(47)
9
(49)
15
(59)
21
(69)
26
(78)
29
(84)
31
(88)
30
(86)
27
(81)
22
(71)
16
(60)
9
(49)
20
(68)
Average low °C (°F) −4
(25)
−4
(25)
1
(33)
6
(42)
11
(52)
16
(61)
18
(65)
18
(64)
14
(57)
7
(44)
1
(34)
−3
(27)
7
(44)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 79
(3.1)
69
(2.7)
89
(3.5)
86
(3.4)
89
(3.5)
89
(3.5)
110
(4.3)
110
(4.3)
86
(3.4)
84
(3.3)
71
(2.8)
76
(3)
1,030
(40.7)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cartersville, Cumberland County, Virginia
  2. ^ Edwards, Richard (1855). Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia. Richmond, Virginia: Richard Edwards. p. 199.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Cartersville, Virginia
  4. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on August 20, 2013.