Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia

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Minnehaha Springs
Minnehaha Springs is located in West Virginia
Minnehaha Springs
Minnehaha Springs
Location within the state of West Virginia
Minnehaha Springs is located in the United States
Minnehaha Springs
Minnehaha Springs
Minnehaha Springs (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°9′47″N 79°58′51″W / 38.16306°N 79.98083°W / 38.16306; -79.98083Coordinates: 38°9′47″N 79°58′51″W / 38.16306°N 79.98083°W / 38.16306; -79.98083
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyPocahontas
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
24960
GNIS feature ID1552164[1]

Minnehaha Springs is an unincorporated community located in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. It was named for the fictional Native American "princess," Minnehaha,[2] and the mineral springs on the Lockridge farm, it is the only community with this name in the United States. On the site of what is now Camp Twin Creeks warm mineral springs can still be found. Jussie's Corner Flea Market is always open for business. "Jussie's Place" is a local historical site to the people of Minnehaha springs. Jussies is a family owned and operated business, their Post Office [3] has been closed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia
  2. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 419.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Minnehaha Springs, West Virginia