The City of Belmont will lead the region in: * Quality of life, maintaining the balance between growth and its sense of community * Service excellence through continuous development of its people and resources * Commitment to be one of the top 10 cities in the southeastern United States
The City of Belmont is a local municipality for a small suburban city in Gaston County, North Carolina. It is a council-manager form of government. The City of Belmont is located about 15 miles west of uptown Charlotte and 9 miles east of Gastonia . The population was 10,076 at the 2010 census and currently just over 10,500. Flanked by the Catawba and South Fork River, Belmont is home toBelmont Abbey College, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, and a beautiful and active historic downtown area.