Belton, Kentucky

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Belton
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Coordinates: 37°9′36″N 87°1′42″W / 37.16000°N 87.02833°W / 37.16000; -87.02833Coordinates: 37°9′36″N 87°1′42″W / 37.16000°N 87.02833°W / 37.16000; -87.02833
KintraUnitit States
StateKentucky
CoontyMuhlenberg
Elevation
138 m (453 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
42324
Area code(s)270
GNIS featur ID507312[1]

Belton is an unincorporated community located in Muhlenberg Coonty, Kentucky, United States.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Belton was once cried Yost; the original name was in honor o a local family. The present name is local in origin, so named for the Bell family.[2] A post office called Yost was established in 1883, and the name was changed to Belton in 1926.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: Belton, Kentucky
  2. Anderson, Bobby (19 September 2007). "Sandy Called These Names". Leader-News. pp. A12. Retrieved 16 Mey 2015.
  3. "Muhlenberg County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2015.