Belmont, NC Real Estate

<Belmont Real Estate

Belmont, North Carolina is located in Gaston County.

Homes for sale in Belmont, North Carolina range from 100k to well over 1 million.

The Gaston County Chamber of Commerce is located in downtown Gastonia, North Carolina.

Incorporated in 1895, the city of Belmont, NC got its origins from a colonial-era fort in the area.  Belmont eventually became a railroad town as the railway came to the area in the 1870s to support the growing textile industry.

Located west of
Charlotte, NC and nestled between the Catawba and South Fork Rivers, modern day Belmont offers its 8,700 residents a charming historic downtown, affordable single family homes, and a small town quality of life with the amenities of Charlotte, NC close by.  Best known for Belmont Abbey College, which was founded by Benedictine monks in 1876 and Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, named for Daniel Stowe, a member of Belmont's textile pioneering family, this modern day college town offers a desirable place to live, work and obtain an education!

Want to pay Belmont, North Carolina a visit?  Check out Belmont's annual Garibaldi Festival held each May at Stowe Park or visit the
Gaston County Visitor's Center located on Belmont's historic Main Street.

Homes For Sale In Belmont

$0 - $200,000

$200,000 - $400,000

$400,000 - $600,000


Things To Do

Don't Miss Downtown Belmont! Go Antiquing at the Piccolo Antique mall, or enjoy bands and orchestra's at Belmont's Friday Night Live every Friday evening in the summer. Walk down the quaint town streets and stop in Cherub's Cafe and Candy Bouquets for a leisurely and delicious lunch, while socializing with friends and neighbors.

Town Sponsored Annual Events
  • Sr. Debutante Ball
  • Go fly a Kite! Contest
  • Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
  • Older Americans Day
  • GaribaldiFest
  • Concert in the Park Series
  • Summer Celebration
  • Sr. Hometown Hoedown
  • Belmont Fall Festival
  • Halloween Bash
  • Gerald White Memorial Tennis Festival

Belmont Parks

Belmont's Parks and Recreation Department offers organized activities for all ages. Join a dance class or a summer camp or have fun in one of the many Belmont parks and sports fields! Go to Belmont's popular Stowe Park, home to most of the town's special events, and enjoy the playground, concession stand, amphitheater, walking trails, picnic area, and gazebos.

Belmont Property Taxes

Town Tax rate is .475 cents per $100 valuation + Gaston County Tax 0.84 per $100 valuation = $1.315 per $100 valuation

How do I calculate Belmont property taxes?
Need to know how to calculate property tax?  Here is an example using Belmont County rates:
For 2007, the combined property tax rate for the town of Belmont and county of Gaston is $1.315. Taxes are assessed per$100 valuation.

For a home with a $200,000 tax value in the town of Belmont and county of Gaston, property tax for 2007 would be approximately $2630

$200000/100 = $2000
$2000*1.315 = $2630

Belmont, North Carolina Demographics

Statistics for Belmont, North Carolina per the census of 2000:

Population: 8,705 people, 3,348 households, and 2,226 families

Population Makeup:  84.39% White, 10.07% African American, 0.26% Native American, 2.98% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races

22.8% under the age of 18
11.7% from 18 to 24
31.9% from 25 to 44
20.2% from 45 to 64
13.4% who were 65 years of age or older

Income Stats:
Household median income:$38,819
Males median income:$32,388
Females median income:$25,213

Belmont, North Carolina Public Schools

Belmont residents attend Gaston County Schools.

Elementary schools include J.B Page, Belmont Central, North Belmont, Catawba Heights 

Middle schools  include Belmont Middle, Stanley, Mount Holly

High schools include East Gaston, South Point High School

Belmont, North Carolina Private Schools

Cramerton Christian Academy
Gaston Christian Academy
Gaston Day

Belmont School Test Scores

J.B Page Elementary School Profile

Belmont Central Elementary School Profile

North Belmont Elementary School Profile

Catawba Heights Elementary School Profile

Belmont Middle School Profile

Stanley Middle School Profile

Mount Holly Middle School Profile

East Gaston High School Profile

South Point High School Profile

Belmont Utilities

Electric: Duke Energy                  800-777-9898

Gas: Public Service Co. of NC    877-776-2427
         Piedmont Natural Gas         704-525-3882

Telephone: BellSouth                  888-757-6500

Cable: Time Warner- Gastonia     704-377-9600

Water:  Belmont Water Dept       704-825-5586

Sewer: Belmont Water Dept.       704-825-5586

Waste Management/Recycling:704-922-0267

Belmont Useful Numbers

Police Dept (non-emergency)       704-825-3792
Fire Dept    ( non-emergency)      704-825-0502
City Hall                                       704-825-5586
Gaston Memorial Hospital            704-834-2000
Belmont Branch Library                704-825-5426
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Belmont Real Estate Company

Belmont information provided by:
Carolina Home Pros Team
RE/MAX Metro Realty
8035 Providence Road, Suite 320
Charlotte, NC  28277
Office:  704-714-6694
Direct:  704-287-3868

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