Khedive, Pennsylvania

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Khedive, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Khedive is located in Pennsylvania
Khedive
Khedive
Khedive is located in the US
Khedive
Khedive
Coordinates: 39°53′2″N 80°2′10″W / 39.88389°N 80.03611°W / 39.88389; -80.03611Coordinates: 39°53′2″N 80°2′10″W / 39.88389°N 80.03611°W / 39.88389; -80.03611
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Township Cumberland
Elevation 1,020 ft (310 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1178440[1]

Khedive is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located at an elevation of 1,020 feet (311 m).[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Khedive was established in 1882, and remained in operations until it was discontinued in 1934.[2] The community was named after Khedive, a royal title in the Middle East.[3]

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Khedive, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Haney, Christine V. (September 4, 1988). "Unusual town names give Greene Co. color". Observer-Reporter. pp. B1. Retrieved 3 May 2015.