Jumping Branch, West Virginia
|Jumping Branch, West Virginia|
|Elevation||2,297 ft (700 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1541044|
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. The Lilly Crews cemetery is located there as well. Jumping Branch has a post office with ZIP code 25969.
A portion of the Giles-Fayette and Kanawha Turnpike ran through Jumping Branch. The route is unverifiable.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jumping Branch, West Virginia
- Miller, James Henry (1908). History of Summers County from the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. J.H. Miller. p. 355.
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- Zoroya, Gregg (13 February 2004). "One wild ride for jackpot winner". USA Today. Gannett Co. Inc. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
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