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Kresgeville, Pennsylvania

Kresgeville, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
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Kresgeville is located in Pennsylvania
Kresgeville
Kresgeville
Kresgeville is located in the US
Kresgeville
Kresgeville
Coordinates: 40°53′49″N 75°30′11″W / 40.89694°N 75.50306°W / 40.89694; -75.50306
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyMonroe
TownshipPolk
Elevation
676 ft (206 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18333
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]

Climate

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]

History

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

References

  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". monroehistorical.org. Monroe County Historical Association. Retrieved 1 February 2015.