Dunmor, Kentucky

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Dunmor
Dunmor is located in Kentucky
Dunmor
Dunmor
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°4′25″N 86°59′46″W / 37.07361°N 86.99611°W / 37.07361; -86.99611Coordinates: 37°4′25″N 86°59′46″W / 37.07361°N 86.99611°W / 37.07361; -86.99611
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyMuhlenberg
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
42339
GNIS feature ID491320[1]

Dunmor is a census-designated place in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States. It lies on the south side of the county, adjacent to Logan County.

History[edit]

A post office was established in the community in 1884.[2] The name Dunmor may have come from either colonial politician Lord John Dunmore,[3] or the local Dunn family.[4]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dunmor has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dunmor, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Muhlenberg County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  3. ^ Anderson, Bobby (September 9, 2007). "Sandy Called These Names". Leader-News. p. A12. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 86. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Dunmor, Kentucky