Maple Springs, Minnesota facts for kids
|Maple Springs, Minnesota|
Amtrak's Empire Builder passes through Maple Springs in 2009
|Elevation||764 ft (233 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|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.
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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