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Maple Springs, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes through Maple Springs in 2009
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes through Maple Springs in 2009
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township Pepin Township
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55041
Area code(s) 651
GNIS feature ID 654818

Maple Springs is an unincorporated community in Pepin Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States, along the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin. The Mississippi River and King Creek meet at Maple Springs.

The community is located between Lake City and Wabasha along U.S. Highway 61 at the intersection with 247th Avenue.

Nearby places include Lake City, Wabasha, Camp Lacupolis, and Reads Landing.

Maple Springs was originally named King's Cooley, after a coulee on the farm of a nearby settler named King. It had a station on the former Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad – the "Milwaukee Road".

Local businesses include a fishing resort along Lake Pepin.

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