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Bell Buckle
Bedford County, Tennessee


Page Contents for Bell Buckle, Tennessee

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Bell Buckle is approximately 391 (2000), 500 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 142 (1990), 143 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bell Buckle is 1.205 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bell Buckle is 0.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bell Buckle to Washington DC is 576 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 46 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bell Buckle is positioned 35.59 degrees north of the equator and 86.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bell Buckle elevation is 837 feet above sea level.
Bell Buckle median income is $ 27,188 (2000).
The Bell Buckle median home price is $ 85,600 (2000).
Bell Buckle average annual precipitation is 56.5 inches peryear.
Bell Buckle average annual snowfall is 8.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 37.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 57.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 59.1 degrees F.


in south-central Tennessee in between Murfreesboro and Manchester. Nearby communities include Fosterville, Wartrace, Fairfield, Shelbyville, Deason, Beechgrove, Gosberg, Haley and Bugscuffle.
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History & History Related Items

The origin of the name has several stories. Some say a bell and buckle were tied around a tree, other stories involve the local Indians and a surveyors symbol. A railroad depot was built in 1853 to really begin the community.

Here is a history page for Bell Buckle that includes several good historical photos.

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The founding of Bell Buckle


The incorporation of Bell Buckle

1856 (as a village)


Bell Buckle Park
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Bell Buckle Chamber

Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 222
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
Phone/Fax: 931.389.9663

Bell Buckle Community Events

June Each year
The Third Saturday of June
RC and Moon Pie Festival
See the website for the current year information
Activities daily for all ages. Be sure to try a piece of the World's largest Moon Pie!

Bell Buckle Organizations

Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 222
Bell Buckle, TN 37020
Phone/Fax: 931.389.9663

Bell Buckle Schools

Cascade School
1165 Bell Buckle-Wartrace Road
Bell Buckle, TN
Phone: 931.389.0031
K-12 public school providing a quality education.

The Webb School
Webb Road
Bell Buckle, TN
Phone: 931.389.9322
A private preparatory school founded in 1870. Boarding and day students. 6th through 12th grades Bell Buckle


The population of Bell Buckle was:
1990 - 326
2000 - 391

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