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Welcome to Belton ...

The city of Belton is located in Anderson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Belton has a population of 4,451 people<2> (see below for details).

Belton was established in 1855.

The community of Belton is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Belton: (864)

The ZIP code for Belton: 29627<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belton had an population of 4,451 people. This is an increase of 7.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Belton had a population of 4,134 people. This makes Belton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Belton represents 0.09% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,134 people, the population of Belton decreased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,461 people).

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

Communities Also Named Belton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Belton - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Belton ...

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

  • Anderson [Anderson County]
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    • Anderson [Anderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Belton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<6>
  • Williamston [Anderson County]
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    • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Belton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
  • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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    • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Belton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honea Path
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<6>
  • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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    • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Belton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<6>
    • Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelzer<6>
    • Iva [Anderson County]
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      • Iva [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<6>
    • Due West [Abbeville County]
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      • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Due West<6>
    • West Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • West Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pelzer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Donalds [Abbeville County]
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      • Donalds [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Belton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donalds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donalds<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 Belton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belton. 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 Belton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Belton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belton ...

Looking for more information about Belton? 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 Belton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belton.

Adding Belton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belton 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 Belton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Anderson County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Anderson, 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 Belton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belton - 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 city (such as Belton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belton 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Belton) 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 Belton. 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 BeltonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5229, Longitude: -82.4940    
<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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