Belmont

With just under 500 residents, Belmont, Ohio, is located three miles south of Interstate 70 in eastern Ohio.  It’s a place where you still see kids riding bicycles and adults walking through the neighborhoods.  It’s a place where neighbors help neighbors. Originally named Wrightstown, Belmont has a rich history dating back to 1808.  Check out the History link to learn more. Next time you’re traveling State Route 147 through town, stop by the mill, which has been in the same family since 1900. The Village of Belmont has 0.27 square miles 0.70 km2), of which, 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) is land and 0 square miles (0 km2) is water. Population of 453.

Area:

Total: 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)

Land: 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)

Water: 0 sq mi (0 km2)

Elevation

1,191 ft (363 m)

Population (2016)

Total: 442

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Area Amenities:

Ashby Barn

Barkcamp State Park

Belmont County Military Veteran's Museum

Blame My Roots Fest

Drover's Trail Scenic Byway

Hogue Barn

Mail Pouch Barn

Ohio Bicentennial Barn

Perkins Barn

Rayne's Barn

Simpson Barn

The Belmont County Fair

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Fun Facts

  • Belmont was the home of the late Harley Warrick, the man who was responsible for painting many of the Mail Pouch Tobacco barns

  • Belmont was also once considered for the county seat because of its central location and being located on the National Road. Rumor has it that they changed their name to Belmont in hopes of securing the seat.