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Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Jumping Branch West Virginia Post Office
|Elevation||2,297 ft (700 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|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.
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