Belmont (town), Wisconsin

Lafayette County


The Town of Belmont is one of the 18 Towns in Lafayette County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Belmont 767 inhabitants.

Town has a fundamentally different meaning than in other English-speaking area in Wisconsin. Rather, it corresponds to the usual in the other U.S. states townships that make up the next smallest administrative unit of the County.


The Town of Belmont is located in southwest Wisconsin, approximately 30 km east of the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Iowa. The border with Illinois is located approximately 30 km south. In the northeast of the Town of Belmont springs from the southern arm of the Pecatonica River, a tributary of the opening into the Mississippi Rock River.

In the southeast of the Town of Belmont is the independent municipality Belmont, which is completely surrounded by the Town without belonging to it.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Belmont are 42 ° 47'14 " north latitude and 90 ° 21'42 " west longitude. The Town covers an area of ​​107.2 km ².

The Town of Belmont is located in the extreme northwest of Lafayette County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns:


Through the Town of Belmont runs in northeast-southwest direction of the four-lane U.S. Highway 151 through the Southeastern Wisconsin State Highway 126 runs as southern arterial road of the village Belmont. In addition, run nor the County Highways B and G by the Town. All other roads are minor roads or partly unpaved roadways.

With the Platteville Municipal Airport is located approximately 15 km south-west a small airfield. The nearest major airports are the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa ( about 55 km south-west ) and the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( some 100 km north-east ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Belmont 767 people in 270 households. The population density was 7.2 people per square kilometer. In the 270 households lived statistically 2.8 persons each.

The racial the population was composed of 96.9 percent White, 0.1 percent (one person) Black or African American, 1.4 percent Asian and 0.8 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.8 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 1.8 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

31.2 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 57.5 percent were between 18 and 64 and 11.3 percent were 65 years or older. 49.9 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 43,036. The per capita income was $ 24,696. 13.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Belmont

In the area of ​​Town of Belmont is located next litter colonization nor the unincorporated settlement Leslie.