Originally Posted by nyxmike
I always thought South Carolina was the "buckle" in the Bible Belt.
From another web site:
Several locations are occasionally referred to as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt" :
Greenville, South Carolina, home of Bob Jones University
Nashville, Tennessee, home to the headquarters of many denominations, including the Southern Baptist Convention and the United Methodist Church's Publishing House, is most frequently termed the "Buckle of the Bible Belt" (in addition, it is referred to as the "Protestant Vatican").
Memphis, Tennessee, home of Church of God in Christ.
Dayton, Tennessee, site of the Scopes Monkey Trial and home of Bryan College.
Cleveland, Tennessee, home of Lee University and the Church of God International Offices.
Springfield, Missouri, home of the Assemblies of God.
Lynchburg, Virginia, home of Jerry Falwell's ministry and Liberty University.
Virginia Beach, Virginia, home of Regent University and the 700 Club with Pat Robertson.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, home of Oral Roberts University and the ministries of Kenneth Hagin and Billy James Hargis.
Abilene, Texas, home of Abilene Christian University (Church of Christ), Hardin-Simmons (Baptist) University and McMurry (Methodist) University.
Lubbock, Texas, which has more churches per capita than anywhere else in the nation.