Belews Creek, North Carolina

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Belews Creek, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Belews Creek is located in North Carolina
Belews Creek
Belews Creek
Belews Creek is located in the US
Belews Creek
Belews Creek
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 UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 27009

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


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


Belews Creek's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 27009) has a population of about 2,647 as of the 2010 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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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

^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.