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Belfry, Kentucky
Belfry High School
Belfry High School
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Coordinates: 37°37′13″N 82°16′09″W / 37.62028°N 82.26917°W / 37.62028; -82.26917Coordinates: 37°37′13″N 82°16′09″W / 37.62028°N 82.26917°W / 37.62028; -82.26917
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Pike
Area
 • Land 54.9394 sq mi (142.292 km2)
Elevation
712 ft (217 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 3,478
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41514
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 486781

Belfry is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Kentucky. Belfry is located on U.S. Route 119, 16.8 miles (27.0 km) northeast of Pikeville. Belfry has a post office with ZIP code 41514, which opened on February 26, 1921. The origin of the name "Belfry" is obscure.

The larger community of South Williamson borders Belfry to northwest.

Public education in Belfry is administered by the Pike County Public School System, which operates Belfry High School. Schools also include Belfry Elementary School (formally known as Southside Elementary) and Belfry Middle School. Belfry has a lending library, a branch of the Pike County Public Library.

Notable people

  • Jim Ramey (born 1957), gridiron football player
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