Welcome to the website of the town of Belcher, Kentucky.  Belcher, Kentucky was founded 200 years ago by the pioneer family of Revolutionary War soldier George Belcher.  The name of Bel * cher is Old French, meaning "Good cheer." ("Bel" means "Good" and "cher" means "cheer.")  Belcher, Kentucky is a historic town located in the majestic Cumberland Mountains in southeastern Kentucky, just a few miles from the Virginia border.    Explore our site to learn more about Belcher, Kentucky, the town of "Good cheer"!












This Belcher, Kentucky sign, installed on December 4, 2001 by the Kentucky Department of Highways on U.S. 460 near East Ridge High School, replaced the old original sign which was recently stolen by vandals.

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