• The annual CaroMont Health Criterium was held in historic downtown Belmont on Sunday, April 12, 2015. Thousands of spectators watched several hundred professional and amateur cyclists race through the narrow streets of downtown Belmont. And of course the train made an appearance!

  • Belmont is fortunate to be located between two rivers and Lake Wylie. Water sports, including canoeing, kayaking, and rowing, have become popular in town. The new Belmont Rowing Center has opened on River Drive.

  • NC Governor Pat McCrory joined local and state officials for the dedication ceremony for the Spirit of the Fighting Yank statue and plaza at Stowe Park on October 4, 2014.

  • The statue of Saint Benedict and the Belmont Abbey Basilica greet visitors to Belmont Abbey College.

  • The campus of Belmont Abbey College is beautiful in the fall.

  • Reid High School proudly stood on Sacco Street for many years and educated African-American residents of eastern Gaston Council prior to school desegregation. Reid Park is now at the site where the school was torn down in the late 1960's.

  • The Rocky Branch Park now has 3.5 miles of walking, running, and mountain bike trails open. This park will eventually have 5 miles of trails for public enjoyment. It is located at the western end of Woodrow Avenue.

  • The City of Belmont is working with NCDOT to build this greenway from Belmont Abbey College to downtown Belmont.

  • The City of Belmont will complete construction on the new soccer park on Brook Street in the winter of 2014.

  • The City of Belmont received its 5th consecutive designation as a Tree City USA, thanks to the hard work of the Tree Board, City Council, city staff, and our community.

  • Crews filmed the Hallmark Channel movie Shuffleton's Barbershop in downtown Belmont in March 2013.

  • Thanks to Brian Anderson of Happy Dog Cafe for this picture of Belmont's central business district.

  • Thirty goats from Wells Farm have come to the Belmont River Park to clean up the kudzu and underbrush.

  • Here is the proposed master plan for the new river park on East Catawba Street.

  • The Spirit of the Fighting Yank statue was moved from Belmont Middle School to Stowe Park in 2014. A new veterans memorial plaza was added around the 1946 statue.

  • The Belmont Fine Arts Academy from First Baptist Church plays at the 2012 Earth Day celebration in Stowe Park.

  • Belmont has festivals on Main Street and in Stowe Park from April through December.

  • Sir Purr of the Carolina Panthers joined students from Belmont Central Elementary and Belmont Middle to celebrate International Walk to School Day at Davis Park in October 2011.

  • The Belmont Mass Choir signs during the 2011 Juneteenth Celebration at Stowe Park.

  • Mayor Charlie Martin joined several others for the dedication of the Holy Angels Tree, which was grown from an acorn that fell from the original Angel Tree in Charleston, SC. This tree was planted in the front lawn of Holy Angels on Wilkinson Boulevard.

  • Mayor Charlie Martin and NC Senator Kathy Harrington join Abbot Placid Solari in opening the Loftin at Montcross senior adult apartment development.

Welcome to the City of Belmont

Belmont is a small town in the Charlotte region that offers a great quality of life. It is a town where people enjoy strolling down Main Street to shop, get a bite to eat, or go to one of the many events downtown. Belmont is home to Belmont Abbey College, the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, and the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

Below is the latest news from the City of Belmont:

The basketball court at Reid Park is closed for construction. Click here for details.

Leaf collection season began on October 1. Click here for details.

Belmont is under Stage 1 water restrictions as of July 20. Please click here for details.

Please click here to see results from water quality testing for our public drinking water.

The new Waste Pro garbage and recycling calendar magnets are available at city hall.

Update on Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park

Belmont's Main Street selected as one of the best "Great Main Streets" in North Carolina!

Belmont Rail Trail Project Update

For information about recycling, garbage, and yard waste collection contact Waste Pro at 704-783-8524



 Belmont was recognized for one of the "Great Main Streets" in North Carolina!

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