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Welcome to Belmont ...

Belmont is located in Belknap County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Belmont has a population of 7,322 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Belmont: Named after August Belmont (1813-1890).

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

The telephone area code for Belmont: (603)

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 (which is 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 (with 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 have 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.

  • Concord [Merrimack County]
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    • Concord [Merrimack County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Franklin [Merrimack County]
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    • Franklin [Merrimack County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Gilford [Belknap County]
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    • Gilford [Belknap County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilford<6>
  • Meredith [Belknap County]
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    • Meredith [Belknap County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meredith have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meredith<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wolfeboro [Carroll County]
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      • Wolfeboro [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,450 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolfeboro<6>
    • Loudon [Merrimack County]
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      • Loudon [Merrimack County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loudon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loudon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loudon<6>
    • Alton [Belknap County]
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      • Alton [Belknap County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<6>
    • Epsom [Merrimack County]
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      • Epsom [Merrimack County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,824 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epsom have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epsom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Epsom<6>
    • Barnstead [Belknap County]
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      • Barnstead [Belknap County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,777 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnstead<6>
    • Strafford [Strafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strafford
      • Strafford [Strafford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strafford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strafford<6>

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.

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

We also found Belmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).

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

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About Belknap County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Belknap, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Belmont.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 community (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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BelmontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4449, Longitude: -71.4752    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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