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Welcome to Belmont ...

The village of Belmont is located in Allegany County<1> and is the County Seat for Allegany County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Belmont has a population of 901 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Belmont is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belmont had an population of 901 people. This is a decrease of 7.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belmont had a population of 969 people. This makes Belmont the county's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 969 people, the population of Belmont increased 1.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 952 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 two New York communities named Belmont: This one is located in Allegany County and the other is located in Bronx County.

Beyond New York, 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 Hampshire, New Jersey, 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.

  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
  • Alfred [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfred
    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,909 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfred
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<6>
  • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornellsville
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Belmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornellsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alfred [Allegany County]
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      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Alfred has also been known as:
      • Alfred village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred<6>
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
      • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Caneadea [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caneadea
      • Caneadea [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneadea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneadea
    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinsdale
      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinsdale
    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Belmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar

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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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 York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Allegany County

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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 Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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 Belmont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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: 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: 42.2226, Longitude: -78.0328       In this case, the coordinates for Belmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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