With just under 500 residents, Belmont, Ohio, is located three miles south of Interstate 70 in eastern Ohio.  It’s a place where you still see kids riding bicycles and adults walking through the neighborhoods.  It’s a place where neighbors help neighbors. Originally named Wrightstown, Belmont has a rich history dating back to 1808.  Check out the History link to learn more. Next time you’re traveling State Route 147 through town, stop by the mill, which has been in the same family since 1900. The Village of Belmont has 0.27 square miles 0.70 km2), of which, 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2) is land and 0 square miles (0 km2) is water. Population of 453.

Fun Facts

Belmont was the home of the late Harley Warrick, the man who was responsible for painting many of the Mail Pouch Tobacco barns

Belmont was also once considered for the county seat because of its central location and being located on the National Road. Rumor has it that they changed their name to Belmont in hopes of securing the seat.

Fun Facts

Total: 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
Land: 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
Water: 0 sq mi (0 km2)
1,191 ft (363 m)
Population (2016)
Total: 442

Area Amenities

  • 45321 Belmont-Centerville Rd
    Belmont, OH 43718

    Follow directions to Simpson Barn.  Pass it by about 3 miles before Centerville – on the left.

  • 101 E. Barrister Street
    Belmont, OH 43718
    101 E. Barrister Street Belmont, Ohio 43718. The Belmont County Military Veterans Museum is the home of artifacts and history pertaining to the service provided by veterans from Belmont County.
  • State Route 800
    The Drovers' Trail Scenic Byway is located in Belmont County, following State Route 800 between Hendrysburg and Barnesville and State Route 147 from Barnesville to Bellaire.
  • 39°58'55.9"N 80°59'55.8"W
    Belmont, OH 43718

    Dysart Woods, a 50-acre tract of old-growth oak forest, is the largest known remnant of the original forest of southeastern Ohio.

  • 64150 Brown St
    Belmont, OH 43718

    I-70 Exit 208, go south on # 149.  At the stop sign turn left (east) onto #147.  The barn is located on the right, set back a bit off the road as you drive up hill. 

  • 100 E Main St
    Belmont, OH 43718

    Mail Pouch Barn in Barkcamp State Park, painted by deceased barn painter Harley Warrick of Belmont, Ohio. This is one of many barns on which Harley left his mark.

  • 65755 OH-149
    Belmont, OH 43718

    Ohio Bicentennial Barn in Belmont County is one of the 88 painted in each of Ohio’s counties. Scott Hagan of Jerusalem, Ohio painted all 88 barns.

  • 65975 St Rte
    Belmont, OH 43718

    I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149. The barn is on the left located just before Barkcamp State Park entrance.  

  • 56480 New Castle Rd
    Belmont, OH 43718

    I-70 Exit 202 and take Rt. 800 south to #148 east.  Leave #148 onto Cty Rd. 26 and travel 3.4 miles. Barn is on the left. 

    Pattern is: “Buckeye”

  • 44880 Belmont -Centerville Rd
    Belmont, OH 43718

    I-70 Exit 208, go south on #149.  At the stop sign turn left (east) onto #147.  Go to the top of the hill, turn left at the stop sign.  Follow #147 southeast out of Belmont approx.

  • 45420 Roscoe Road
    Richland Township, OH 43950

    The Belmont County Fair has been a family tradition since 1849.

  • 43259 National Rd-US 40
    Belmont, OH 43718

    I-70 between exits 208 & 213, west of St. Clairsville on Historic National Road/ US Rt. 40 and across the road (on north side) from Jamboree in the Hills. 


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