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|Elevation||138 m (453 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CST)|
|GNIS featur ID||507312|
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. A post office called Yost was established in 1883, and the name was changed to Belton in 1926.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- U.S. Geological Survey Geografic Names Information Seestem: Belton, Kentucky
- Anderson, Bobby (19 September 2007). "Sandy Called These Names". Leader-News. pp. A12. Retrieved 16 Mey 2015.
- "Muhlenberg County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2015.