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Belmont, Mississippi
(Tishomingo County)

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Belmont.

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Around Belmont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Florence (AL). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Belmont. Florence (AL) has a population of 40,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tupelo. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southwest of Belmont and has a population of 38,800 people.

For comparison, Belmont has a population of 2,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Belmont and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Hamilton (AL)   [Map]   6,739   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Muscle Shoals (AL)   [Map]   13,831   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Russellville (AL)   [Map]   9,815   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Sheffield (AL)   [Map]   9,025   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Tuscumbia (AL)   [Map]   8,434   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,391   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Amory   [Map]   7,067   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Booneville   [Map]   8,744   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Corinth   [Map]   14,818   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
New Albany   [Map]   8,786   W   46 miles [74 km]
Pontotoc   [Map]   6,109   W   48 miles [77.2 km]
Ripley   [Map]   5,373   W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Saltillo   [Map]   5,008   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   39 miles [62.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Belgreen (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burntout (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hodges (AL)   [Map]   284   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Red Bay (AL)   [Map]   3,119   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vina (AL)   [Map]   356   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dennis   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fulton   [Map]   4,066   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Golden   [Map]   189   SE   Less than 2 miles
Iuka   [Map]   2,989   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mantachie   [Map]   1,132   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Marietta   [Map]   255   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oakland   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Paden   [Map]   115   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tishomingo   [Map]   336   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tremont   [Map]   464   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

For more communities neighboring Belmont, please visit our County-by-County Page for Belmont.

Tishomingo County ...

Belmont is located in Tishomingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tishomingo County: Colbert (AL), Franklin (AL), Lauderdale (AL), Alcorn, Itawamba, Prentiss & Hardin (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Belmont ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Belmont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belmont ...

Looking for more information about Belmont? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Belmont.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Belmont.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Belmont. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Mississippi

    Mississippi Tourism
    Parks for Mississippi

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Mississippi Statewide Tourism
    Belmont Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Belmont

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Mississippi

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Mississippi

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Mississippi

Airports Near Belmont ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Belmont.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   N   18 miles [29 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Belmont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Belmont. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   105 miles [169 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NE   141 miles [226.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ENE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   E   82 miles [132 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SSE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tishomingo Co. Airport   [Map]   01M   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Red Bay Muni.   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Fulton - Itawamba Co. Airport   [Map]   11M   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   N   18 miles [29 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tupelo Rgnl.   (TUP/KTUP)   [Map]
        Website for Tupelo Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Tishomingo County

About Mississippi

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 State of Mississippi:

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>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 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 for our own planning, 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: 34.5095, Longitude: -88.2104     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Belmont), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Belmont.