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Belmont, Massachusetts

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Belmont is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is a western suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, United States; and is part of the Greater Boston metropolitan area. At the time of the 2020 U.S. Census, the town's population stood at 27,295, up 10.4% from 2010.[2]

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Belmont, Massachusetts
Looking north on Leonard Street in the town center
Motto: 
"The Town Of Homes"[1]
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°23′45″N 71°10′45″W
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyMiddlesex
Settled1636
Incorporated1859
Government
  TypeRepresentative town meeting
  Town AdministratorPatrice Garvin
Area
  Total4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)
  Land4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
  Water0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
44 ft (13 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total27,295
  Density5,800/sq mi (2,200/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02478
Area code617 / 857
FIPS code25-05070
GNIS feature ID0618216
WebsiteTown of Belmont, MA
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