Place:Belmont, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States

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NameBelmont
Alt namesGum Springssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28001004
TypeTown
Coordinates34.508°N 88.208°W
Located inTishomingo, Mississippi, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Belmont is a town in Tishomingo County, Mississippi. The population was 1,961 at the 2000 census.

History

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The settlement of Belmont was originally called Gum Springs with a post office built in 1884. After completion of the Birmingham Division of the Illinois Central Railroad in 1907 the town grew considerably. It was incorporated as Belmont (meaning "beautiful mountain") on January 22, 1908.

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