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Welcome to Belmont ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Belmont, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Belmont: Named after August Belmont (1813-1890).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Belmont has a population of 7,322 people<2> (see below for details).
Belmont is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Belmont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Belmont lies within the (603) area code.
The ZIP code for Belmont: 03220<4>
Websites for Belmont ...
Official Website: www.belmontnh.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belmont had an population of 7,322 people. This is a decrease of 0.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Belmont had a population of 7,356 people (or 12.24% of the total population of Belknap County). This makes Belmont the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Belmont represents 0.56% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,356 people, the population of Belmont increased 9.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,716 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Belmont.
Communities Also Named Belmont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 88 communities that are also named Belmont - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, 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 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.
Communities near Belmont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Belmont.
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 Belmont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belmont.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Belmont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belmont. See our Newspapers Page for Belmont.
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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Belmont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Belmont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Belmont was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Belmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Belmont.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Belmont: www.belmontnh.org/
The official website for Belknap County: www.belknapcounty.org/
The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023