Fedscreek, Kentucky

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Fedscreek
Fedscreek is located in Kentucky
Fedscreek
Fedscreek
Location within the state of Kentucky
Fedscreek is located in the United States
Fedscreek
Fedscreek
Fedscreek (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°24′12″N 82°14′43″W / 37.40333°N 82.24528°W / 37.40333; -82.24528Coordinates: 37°24′12″N 82°14′43″W / 37.40333°N 82.24528°W / 37.40333; -82.24528
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPike
Elevation
883 ft (269 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP codes
41524
GNIS feature ID492016[1]

Fedscreek is an unincorporated community and coal town in Pike County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1921. Fedscreek was named for nearby Feds Creek, which in turn was named for the obscure figure Fed.[2]

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, Fedscreek has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fedscreek, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 100. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Fedscreek, Kentucky