Belk, Tennessee

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Belk is an unincorporated community in DeKalb County, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Belk in 1893, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1908;[2] the name Belk was the maiden name of the first postmaster's wife.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Belk, Tennessee
  2. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  3. ^ Miller, Larry L. (2001). Tennessee Place-names. Indiana University Press. p. 16. ISBN 0-253-21478-5.

Coordinates: 35°50′33″N 85°41′58″W / 35.84250°N 85.69944°W / 35.84250; -85.69944