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Jumping Branch, West Virginia
Jumping Branch West Virginia Post Office
Jumping Branch West Virginia Post Office
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Summers
2,297 ft (700 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
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.


Notable person

  • Jack Whittaker, 2002 Powerball lottery winner
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