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Welcome to Belmont ...

The city of Belmont is located in San Mateo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Belmont has a population of 27,140 people<1> (see below for details).

Belmont was incorporated October 29, 1926.

The community of Belmont is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Belmont lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Belmont is within the boundaries of the (650) area code.

The ZIP codes for Belmont: 94002-94003<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belmont had a population of 25,835 people. This makes Belmont the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Belmont represents 0.07% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,835 people, the population of Belmont increased 2.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,123 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Belmont had an population of 27,140 people. This is an increase of 5.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.03% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Belmont.

Communities near Belmont ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Belmont and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   81,438   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Belmont.

Communities Also Named Belmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 88 communities that are also named Belmont - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (8), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Belmont.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Belmont. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belmont. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belmont. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Belmont:

Websites for Belmont ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belmont ...

Looking for more information about Belmont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Belmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belmont.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Belmont. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Belmont.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Belmont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belmont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Belmont includes: 94002 & 94003.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from 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.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Belmont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Belmont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belmont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5201, Longitude: -122.2975     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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