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Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bell
1,266 ft (386 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EST)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID 507443

Balkan is an unincorporated community in Bell County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.


A post office was established at Balkan in 1912, and remained in operation until 1982. It was named after the Balkans, in Southeast Europe, the native land of many of the early settlers in this mining community.

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