Greenwich, Kansas

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Greenwich, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Greenwich, Kansas is located in Kansas
Greenwich, Kansas
Greenwich, Kansas
Greenwich, Kansas is located in the US
Greenwich, Kansas
Greenwich, Kansas
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
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67055
Area code(s) 316
GNIS feature ID 473873[1]

Greenwich (pronounced /ˈɡrnwɪ/)[2] is an unincorporated community in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. Greenwich is 9.5 miles (15.3 km) northeast of downtown Wichita. Greenwich has a post office with ZIP code 67055.[3]

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]

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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information (1955). A pronunciation guide to Kansas place names. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. p. 13. 
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  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