Wrigley, Kentucky

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Wrigley
The former elementary school
The former elementary school
Wrigley is located in Kentucky
Wrigley
Wrigley
Location within the state of Kentucky
Wrigley is located in the United States
Wrigley
Wrigley
Wrigley (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°1′6″N 83°16′17″W / 38.01833°N 83.27139°W / 38.01833; -83.27139Coordinates: 38°1′6″N 83°16′17″W / 38.01833°N 83.27139°W / 38.01833; -83.27139
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyMorgan
Elevation
817 ft (249 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID516490

Wrigley is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Route 7, north of the city of West Liberty, the county seat of Morgan County.[1] Its elevation is 817 feet (249 m), and it is located at 38°1′6″N 83°16′17″W / 38.01833°N 83.27139°W / 38.01833; -83.27139 (38.0184184, -83.2712887).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 41477.[3]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Wrigley Falls - natural waterfall
  • Wrigley Natural Bridge
  • Wrigley Elementary School - constructed by WPA in 1936, now closed.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate System describes the weather as humid subtropical, and uses the abbreviation Cfa.[4]

Climate data for Wrigley, Kentucky
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6
(43)
8
(47)
14
(57)
20
(68)
25
(77)
29
(84)
31
(87)
30
(86)
27
(80)
21
(70)
14
(57)
8
(46)
19
(67)
Average low °C (°F) −7
(20)
−6
(21)
−1
(30)
3
(38)
9
(48)
14
(57)
17
(62)
16
(60)
11
(52)
4
(39)
−1
(30)
−5
(23)
4
(40)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 86
(3.4)
81
(3.2)
110
(4.2)
89
(3.5)
110
(4.2)
100
(4)
130
(5.3)
97
(3.8)
81
(3.2)
66
(2.6)
81
(3.2)
91
(3.6)
1,120
(44.2)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Wrigley, Kentucky
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on September 6, 2013.