Belmont, North Carolina

Belmont: City in North Carolina, United States


Belmont is a city located in the county of Gaston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,076 and a population density of 323 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,622 inhabitants.

The city was created 129 years ago in 1894.

Belmont locator map
Location of Belmont on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Belmont

Population : 12,622 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Gaston County
Postal code : 28012
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 31.22 km2
Altitude : 702 feet / 214 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1895 (129 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:37:16 (20th April 2024)
Density : 404 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.17% (2010-2020)
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Belmont NC HistoricDowntown1
Belmont NC HistoricDowntown1 image


Belmont is located at 35°14'35"N 81°2'14"W (35.2429200, -81.0373000).

Belmont map


The population of Belmont increased by 20.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,076 - census
2011 10,256 1.76% estimation process
2012 10,424 1.61% estimation process
2013 10,643 2.06% estimation process
2014 11,028 3.49% estimation process
2015 11,443 3.63% estimation process
2016 11,710 2.28% estimation process
2017 12,113 3.33% estimation process
2018 12,462 2.8% estimation process
2019 12,558 0.76% estimation process
2020 12,622 0.51% estimation process

Belmont zip code is 28012. County name: Gaston, County fips: 37071

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People born in Belmont (7)

People born in Belmont, including politician Greene Washington Caldwell, baseball player Doris Satterfield, auto racing promoter, race track manager, and consultant Humpy Wheeler, .


  • John M. Rayfield (American politician) he was born in 11/02/1926
  • Koren Robinson (American football player, wide receiver, return specialist) he was born in 19/03/1980
  • Fortune Feimster (American comedian, actor, and writer) she was born in 01/07/1980
  • Jeffrey Springs (baseball player) he was born in 20/09/1992

Schools in Belmont

College & universities near Belmont, NC

Code Name City ZIP
197984 Belmont Abbey College Belmont (NC) 28012-1802

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belmont, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Belmont

Post Office Name City ZIP
Belmon Post Office Belmont (NC) 28012

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Gaston County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gaston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Gastonia 77,640 The most populous city in Gaston County, North Carolina.
Mount Holly 16,415 City in Gaston County, North Carolina
Davidson 13,203 Town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Cherryville 6,138 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bessemer City 5,577 City in North Carolina, United States
South Gastonia 5,312 Unincorporated community
Dallas 4,851 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Cramerton 4,511 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Stanley 3,793 Town in North Carolina
Lowell 3,744 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Ranlo 3,708 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
High Shoals 757 Town
McAdenville 677 Human settlement in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Belmont distances to largest North Carolina cities