Sprankle Mills, Pennsylvania

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Sprankle Mills is a small unincorporated rural community in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] It is located between the boroughs of Punxsutawney and Brookville.

History[edit]

Sprankle Mills was founded in 1833 by Frederick Sprankle who owned a mill in the middle of town.[2] A post office was established at Sprankle Mills in 1857, and remained in operation until 1984.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sprankle Mills, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 504. 
  3. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 41°00′07″N 79°06′49″W / 41.00194°N 79.11361°W / 41.00194; -79.11361