Greenwich, Kansas

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Greenwich, Kansas
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Greenwich is located in Kansas
Greenwich
Greenwich
Greenwich is located in the United States
Greenwich
Greenwich
Coordinates: 37°46′58″N 97°12′13″W / 37.78278°N 97.20361°W / 37.78278; -97.20361Coordinates: 37°46′58″N 97°12′13″W / 37.78278°N 97.20361°W / 37.78278; -97.20361[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountySedgwick
Elevation1,401 ft (427 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67055 [2]
Area code316
FIPS code20-28700 [1]
GNIS ID473873 [1]

Greenwich (pronounced /ˈɡrnwɪ/)[3] is an unincorporated community in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. It is located northeast of 53rd St North and Greenwich Rd.

History[edit]

Greenwich had its start by the building of the St. Louis, Fort Scott & Wichita Railroad through that territory.[4].

The first post office in Greenwich was established in September 1874.[5]

Geography[edit]

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, Greenwich has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Greenwich, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information (1955). A pronunciation guide to Kansas place names. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. p. 13.
  4. ^ Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 630.
  5. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Greenwich, Kansas

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