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Belton
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Muhlenberg
Elevation
453 ft (138 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
42324
Area code(s) 270
GNIS feature ID 507312

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

History

Belton was formerly called Yost; the original name was in honor of a local family, and the present name is also local in origin, for the Bell family. A post office called Yost was established in 1883, and the name was changed to Belton in 1926.

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