Belvidere, North Carolina

Belvidere is an unincorporated community in Perquimans County, in the Albemarle Sound region of the northeastern part of the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is located north-west of the twin towns of Hertford and Winfall at the intersection of North Carolina Highway 37, and Perry's Bridge Road on the east side of the Perquimans River. Belvidere is part of the Elizabeth City, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Belvidere is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Belvidere is located in the United States
Belvidere (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°16′08″N 76°32′09″W / 36.26889°N 76.53583°W / 36.26889; -76.53583
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code252

Belvidere was originally built up chiefly by Quakers.[2]

The Belvidere, Belvidere Historic District, and Mitchell-Ward House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Notable person Edit

  • Wolfman Jack (Robert Weston Smith) (1938–1995), the legendary disc jockey, TV personality, and actor, moved to Belvidere and lived there until his death in 1995. His remains are buried on the property he owned with his wife, Lou.

References Edit

  1. ^ "Belvidere ZIP Code". 2022. Retrieved November 11, 2022.
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 96.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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