Jumping Branch, West Virginia

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Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Jumping Branch, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Jumping Branch, West Virginia is located in the US
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°39′27″N 80°58′35″W / 37.65750°N 80.97639°W / 37.65750; -80.97639Coordinates: 37°39′27″N 80°58′35″W / 37.65750°N 80.97639°W / 37.65750; -80.97639
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Summers
Elevation 2,297 ft (700 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25969
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1541044[1]

Jumping Branch is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States, located west of Hinton. The name Jumping Branch originated as settlers had to cross a stream to enter the area by crossing over a fallen tree before it was bridged.[2] The Lilly Crews cemetery is located there as well. Jumping Branch has a post office with ZIP code 25969.[3]

A portion of the Giles-Fayette and Kanawha Turnpike ran through Jumping Branch. The route is unverifiable.

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Jumping Branch postmark 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jumping Branch, West Virginia
  2. ^ Miller, James Henry (1908). History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. J.H. Miller. p. 355. 
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  4. ^ Zoroya, Gregg (13 February 2004). "One wild ride for jackpot winner". USA Today. Gannett Co. Inc. Retrieved 12 October 2015.