Belews Creek, North Carolina

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Belews Creek
Unincorporated community
Belews Creek is located in North Carolina
Belews Creek
Belews Creek
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°14′40″N 80°4′11″W / 36.24444°N 80.06972°W / 36.24444; -80.06972Coordinates: 36°14′40″N 80°4′11″W / 36.24444°N 80.06972°W / 36.24444; -80.06972
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Forsyth
City Belews Creek Township
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 27009

Belews Creek (sometimes, "Belew Creek") is an unincorporated community in the Belews Creek Township of Forsyth County, North Carolina.

History[edit]

Belews Creek was originally named "Belews Creek Mill" and a post office has been located here since 1831 (Powell 1968, p. 37).

Demographics[edit]

Belews Creek's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 27009) has a population of about 2,211 as of the 2000 census. The population is 50.6% male and 49.4% female. About 91% of the population is white, 7.4% African-American, 1.1% Hispanic, and 0.3% of other races. 0.7% of people are two or more races.

The median household income is $50,345 with 2.6% of the population living below the poverty line.

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References[edit]

Powell, William S. (1968), The North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ISBN 0-8078-1247-1