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Welcome to Belwood ...

The town of Belwood is located in Cleveland County<1>.

The location of Belwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Belwood has a population of 953 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Belwood.

Belwood is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Belwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Belwood: (704) and (980)<5>

Websites for Belwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Belwood, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belwood had an population of 953 people. This is an increase of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belwood had a population of 950 people. This makes Belwood the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 950 people, the population of Belwood decreased 1.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 962 people).

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

Communities Also Named Belwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Belwood - they are located in Alabama and Ontario.

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

Communities near Belwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Belwood.

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Belwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Belwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<7>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Mountain
    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Belwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<7>
  • Cherryville [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryville
    • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Belwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
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      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<7>
    • Long View [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View
      • Long View [Burke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<7>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<7>
    • Maiden [Catawba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
      • Maiden [Catawba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maiden<7>
    • Hildebran [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hildebran
      • Hildebran [Burke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Belwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hildebran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hildebran
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hildebran<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Belwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belwood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Belwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belwood. See our Newspapers Page for Belwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belwood ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Belwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Belwood.

Adding Belwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Belwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Belwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Belwood on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cleveland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cleveland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Belwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belwood) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Belwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BelwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4794, Longitude: -81.5228       In this case, the coordinates for Belwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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