Welcome to the new LocalWiki Belmont! This page will provide a free resource for locals and visitors alike and will allow site users to either edit or benefit from the information provided. We hope this site will enable community members to learn more about the opportunities, organizations, and events in the area, as well as a bit of history of the town.
Belmont is a small town in North Carolina with a population of approximately 10,076. It is located around 15 miles west of Charlotte, NC and is home to Belmont Abbey College, a private, liberal arts Catholic college, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, and the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.
Belmont was officially incorporated as a North Carolina township in 1895 and, shortly after, thrived as a textile center, largely due to the contributions of mill owners Robert Lee Stowe, Sr., Samuel Pinckney Stowe, and Abel Caleb Lineberger.
There are multiple schooling options for residents of Belmont with four elementary schools, a middle school, a primary school, a high school, and a college. Additional private schools and colleges are offered in the nearby towns, Gastonia, Lowell, and Cramerton.
Food and Drink
- Bike Shops
- Department Stores
- Community Projects
- Free Events
Fitness and Outdoor Activities
- Parks and Recreation
Walking and running paths
- Personal Training
- Banks and ATMs
- City Departments and Programs
- Educational Programs
- Hair, Beauty, and Personal Care
- Hospital and Medical Care
- Garbage and Recycling
- J.B. Page Elementary School
- Belmont Central Elementary School
- North Belmont Elementary School
- Catawba Heights Elementary School
- Belmont Middle School
- Page Primary School
- South Point High School
- Belmont Abbey College
If you're interested in learning more about Belmont, visit the town's official site. If you have further information about Belmont or helpful links, please feel free to edit the page. This is an open and free information source for the community, so any help is greatly appreciated.