Kresgeville, Pennsylvania

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Kresgeville, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
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Kresgeville is located in Pennsylvania
Kresgeville is located in the United States
Coordinates: 40°53′49″N 75°30′11″W / 40.89694°N 75.50306°W / 40.89694; -75.50306Coordinates: 40°53′49″N 75°30′11″W / 40.89694°N 75.50306°W / 40.89694; -75.50306
CountryUnited States
676 ft (206 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)610 Exchange: 681
GNIS feature ID1192723[1]
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Kresgeville is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kresgeville is located on U.S. Route 209, 6 miles (9.7 km) west-southwest of Brodheadsville. Kresgeville has a post office with ZIP code 18333, which opened on January 5, 1846.[2][3]


This climatic region has large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfa" (Hot Summer Continental Climate).[4]


Sebastian Spering Kresge, the founder of K-Mart, grew up in Kresgeville, which was named for his ancestors.[5]

Notable People[edit]

Vinny Vella, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, grew up in Kresgeville.[6]


  1. ^ "Kresgeville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 25, 2011.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Kresgeville, Pennsylvania
  5. ^ Leiser, Amy (December 2007). "Kmart Founder's Life Begins, Ends Here". Monroe County Historical Association. Archived from the original on 2 February 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  6. ^ Hedes, Jarrad. "Pulitzer winner achieves his dream". The Times News. Retrieved 2 November 2021.