Greenwich, Kansas

Greenwich, Kansas
1915 Railroad Map of Sedgwick County
1915 Railroad Map of Sedgwick County
KDOT map of Sedgwick County (legend)
Greenwich is located in Kansas
Greenwich
Greenwich
Greenwich is located in the United States
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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
Elevation
[1]
1,401 ft (427 m)
Population
 (2020)[2]
 • Total64
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67055 [3]
Area code316
FIPS code20-28700 [1]
GNIS ID473873 [1]

Greenwich (pronounced /ˈɡrnwɪ/)[4] is an unincorporated community in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2020 census, the population of the community and nearby areas was 64.[2] It is located northeast of 53rd St North and Greenwich Rd.

History

Greenwich had its start by the building of the St. Louis, Fort Scott & Wichita Railroad through that territory.[5]

The first post office in Greenwich was established in September 1874.[6]

Geography

Climate

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.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
202064
U.S. Decennial Census

For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined this community as a census-designated place (CDP).

Education

The community is served by Circle USD 375 public school district.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Greenwich, Kansas", Geographic Names Information System, United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior
  2. ^ a b "Profile of Greenwich, Kansas (CDP) in 2020". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on November 14, 2021. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  3. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2009-11-09.
  4. ^ William Allen White School of Journalism and Public Information (1955). A pronunciation guide to Kansas place names. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. p. 13. hdl:2027/mdp.39015047651115.
  5. ^ Bentley, Orsemus Hills (1910). History of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas: Past and Present. Windmill Publications. p. 630.
  6. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on 9 October 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Greenwich, Kansas

Further reading

External links

  • Sedgwick County maps: Current, Historic, KDOT


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