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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Belmont.

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How Far From Belmont to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Belmont to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Belmont to:

  • Athens [Map], which is the Seat of Limestone County, lies just to the East.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 173 miles [278.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Belmont to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 618 miles [994.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 25 days and walking would take 36 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,498 miles [10,457.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,213 miles [11,608.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,088 miles [8,188.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Belmont ...

We have found 87 communities that share the name Belmont.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Belmont. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 86 communities in the United States and Canada - with 82 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 GeorgiaMassachusettsNew YorkVermont
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 IndianaMissouriOhioWest Virginia
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Arkansas

Crawford County

Our profile page for Belmont, Crawford County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 408 miles [656.6 km] to the West

California

San Mateo County

Our profile page for Belmont, San Mateo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,965 miles [3,162.4 km] to the West Northwest

Colorado

Pueblo County

Our profile page for Belmont, Pueblo County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Pueblo County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Florida

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Belmont, Hamilton County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the Southeast

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Belmont, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 542 miles [872.3 km] to the South Southeast

Pinellas County

Our profile page for Belmont, Pinellas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Pinellas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Belmont, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 177 miles [284.9 km] to the East Southeast

Hall County

Our profile page for Belmont, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 188 miles [302.6 km] to the East Southeast

Oconee County

Our profile page for Belmont, Oconee County   [Map]
Distance: About 221 miles [355.7 km] to the East Southeast

Terrell County

Our profile page for Belmont, Terrell County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 251 miles [403.9 km] to the Southeast

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Idaho

Kootenai County

Our profile page for Belmont, Kootenai County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,767 miles [2,843.7 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Belmont, Cook County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cook County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

DuPage County

Our profile page for Belmont, DuPage County   [Map]
Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the North

Iroquois County

Our profile page for Belmont, Iroquois County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Iroquois County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Indiana

Brown County

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Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the North

Henry County

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Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the North Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Belmont, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 345 miles [555.2 km] to the North

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Kansas

Douglas County

Our profile page for Belmont, Douglas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Douglas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kingman County

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Distance: About 640 miles [1,030 km] to the West Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Belmont, Montgomery County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Rooks County

Our profile page for Belmont, Rooks County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Rooks County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Shawnee County

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Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the Northwest

Woodson County

Our profile page for Belmont, Woodson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Woodson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Bracken County

Our profile page for Belmont, Bracken County   [Map]
Distance: About 307 miles [494.1 km] to the North Northeast

Bullitt County

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Distance: About 225 miles [362.1 km] to the North Northeast

Harrison County

Our profile page for Belmont, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Sabine Parish

Our profile page for Belmont, Sabine Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 431 miles [693.6 km] to the West Southwest

Saint James Parish

Our profile page for Belmont, Saint James Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 396 miles [637.3 km] to the Southwest

West Baton Rouge Parish

Our profile page for Belmont, West Baton Rouge Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Waldo County

Our profile page for Belmont, Waldo County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,154 miles [1,857.2 km] to the Northeast

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Manitoba

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Distance: About 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km] to the North Northwest

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Belmont, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 644 miles [1,036.4 km] to the East Northeast

Wicomico County

Our profile page for Belmont, Wicomico County   [Map]
Distance: About 679 miles [1,092.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Middlesex County

Our profile page for Belmont, Middlesex County   [Map]
Distance: About 999 miles [1,607.7 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Kent County

Our profile page for Belmont, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 576 miles [927 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Tishomingo County

Our profile page for Belmont, Tishomingo County   [Map]
Distance: About 71 miles [114.3 km] to the West Southwest

Wayne County

Our profile page for Belmont, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the South Southwest

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Missouri

Mississippi County

Our profile page for Belmont, Mississippi County   [Map]
Distance: About 181 miles [291.3 km] to the Northwest

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Montana

Golden Valley County

Our profile page for Belmont, Golden Valley County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,391 miles [2,238.6 km] to the Northwest

Lewis and Clark County

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This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,547 miles [2,489.7 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Dawes County

Our profile page for Belmont, Dawes County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,029 miles [1,656 km] to the Northwest

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Belmont, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 674 miles [1,084.7 km] to the Northwest

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Nevada

White Pine County

Our profile page for Belmont, White Pine County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,667 miles [2,682.8 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

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Distance: About 1,311 miles [2,109.8 km] to the Northeast

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New Hampshire

Belknap County

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Distance: About 1,020 miles [1,641.5 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Bergen County

Our profile page for Belmont, Bergen County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Bergen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Allegany County

Our profile page for Belmont, Allegany County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the Northeast

Bronx County

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Distance: About 827 miles [1,330.9 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Gaston County

Our profile page for Belmont, Gaston County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East

Halifax County

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Distance: About 535 miles [861 km] to the East Northeast

Iredell County

Our profile page for Belmont, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the East Northeast

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Belmont, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the East

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Belmont, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the East Northeast

Rowan County

Our profile page for Belmont, Rowan County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the East

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Belmont   [Map]
Distance: About 1,438 miles [2,314.2 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Allen County

Our profile page for Belmont, Allen County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Allen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Belmont County

Our profile page for Belmont, Belmont County   [Map]
Distance: About 486 miles [782.1 km] to the Northeast

Butler County

Our profile page for Belmont, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the North Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Belmont, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Ontario

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Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Cambria County

Our profile page for Belmont, Cambria County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the Northeast

Philadelphia County

Our profile page for Belmont, Philadelphia County   [Map]
Distance: About 738 miles [1,187.7 km] to the East Northeast

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Belmont, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the Northeast

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Belmont   [Map]
Distance: About 1,449 miles [2,331.9 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Greenville County

Our profile page for Belmont, Greenville County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greenville County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Richland County

Our profile page for Belmont, Richland County   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Belmont, York County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 336 miles [540.7 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Belmont, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the East Northeast

Coffee County

Our profile page for Belmont, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 66 miles [106.2 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Belmont, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 146 miles [235 km] to the West Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Belmont, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 223 miles [358.9 km] to the East Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Belmont, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 37 miles [59.5 km] to the North Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Belmont, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 120 miles [193.1 km] to the North

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Texas

Gonzales County

Our profile page for Belmont, Gonzales County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the West Southwest

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Vermont

Rutland County

Our profile page for Belmont, Rutland County   [Map]
Distance: About 962 miles [1,548.2 km] to the Northeast

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Virginia

Charlottesville City

Our profile page for Belmont, Charlottesville City   [Map]
Distance: About 523 miles [841.7 km] to the East Northeast

Fairfax County

Our profile page for Belmont, Fairfax County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fairfax County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Loudoun County

Our profile page for Belmont, Loudoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 600 miles [965.6 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Belmont, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the East Northeast

Prince William County

Our profile page for Belmont, Prince William County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Prince William County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Spotsylvania County

Our profile page for Belmont, Spotsylvania County   [Map]
Distance: About 557 miles [896.4 km] to the East Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Belmont, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the East Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Belmont, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Whitman County

Our profile page for Belmont, Whitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,772 miles [2,851.8 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Pleasants County

Our profile page for Belmont, Pleasants County   [Map]
Distance: About 446 miles [717.8 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Lafayette County

Our profile page for Belmont, Lafayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Belmont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belmont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7912, Longitude: -86.9936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Belmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Belmont to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.865 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.681 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.097 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Belmont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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