The small city of Belmont, North Carolina is located 15 miles west of Charlotte. Located between the Catawba River and Lake Wylie, Belmont sits on a peninsula. A thriving, revitalized city, Belmont is home to six parks, a historic downtown, and numerous festivals.
Belmont Abbey, a monastery of the Benedictine Order founded in 1876, is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located on the campus of Belmont Abbey College, a private, Catholic, liberal-arts college.
Downtown Belmont Historic District contains several unique shops and restaurants in a pedestrian-friendly environment. The Belmont Historical Society is located in the RL Stowe house, one of the first homes built in Belmont. Open to the public, it contains artifacts, photos, and more chronicling the city’s long history.
Major employers in the area include Freightliner Trucks, Burlington, Clariant, and National Gypsum. Belmont is just seven miles from the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and five miles from the US National Whitewater Center, a 400-acre recreation area with rafting, kayaking, canoeing, and more.
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