Belden, Mississippi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Belden, Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi
Location within the state of Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi is located in the United States
Belden, Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi
Belden, Mississippi (the United States)
Coordinates: 34°18′37″N 88°47′18″W / 34.31028°N 88.78833°W / 34.31028; -88.78833Coordinates: 34°18′37″N 88°47′18″W / 34.31028°N 88.78833°W / 34.31028; -88.78833
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyLee
Elevation
344 ft (105 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID666766[1]

Belden, is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Mississippi, United States. Most of the community is located within the city of Tupelo.

History[edit]

In the early 1900s, the settlement was a stop on the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway. About that time, Belden had a post office, a school, two churches, several stores, and a population of about 350.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Belden
  2. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 228.