Cartersville, Cumberland County, Virginia

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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."[1]

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).[2]

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)
20.3
(68.4)
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)
6.8
(44.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 79
(3.1)
69
(2.7)
89
(3.5)
86
(3.4)
89
(3.5)
89
(3.5)
109
(4.3)
109
(4.3)
86
(3.4)
84
(3.3)
71
(2.8)
80
(3)
1,040
(40.8)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, Richard (1855). Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia. Richmond, Virginia: Richard Edwards. p. 199. 
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Cartersville, Virginia
  3. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on August 20, 2013.

Coordinates: 37°40′03″N 78°05′18″W / 37.66750°N 78.08833°W / 37.66750; -78.08833