Interesting Facts About Your City
In 1833, a small community known as “Garibaldi Station” changed its name to Belmont.
Belmont means “Beautiful Mountain” and it was named so because of its proximity to Crowders Mountain
Belmont is home to Belmont Abbey College, a private Catholic liberal arts college, which is located on a 650-acre campus and founded in 1876.
Being close to Charlotte plus it’s access to waterways and discount real estate has brought many new investors and residents to the Belmont area.
Crowders Mountain State Park is located in Gaston County 32 miles west of Charlotte.
It has two mountain peaks that offer breath-taking views of the surrounding Piedmont.
Trails offer challenging hikes and towering cliffs — and the Ridgeline Trail, which connects to Kings Mountain State Park and Kings Mountain National Military Park in South Carolina.