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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Belton is approximately 21,778 (1999), 23116 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,854 (1990), 8623 (2010).
The amount of land area in Belton is 31.4 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.18 sq kilometers.
The distance from Belton to Washington DC is 993 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 133 miles. (as the crow flies)
Belton is positioned 38.81 degrees north of the equator and 94.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Belton per capita income is $ 13,131 (1995).
Belton median income is $ 37,184 (1998).
Belton average annual rainfall is 35.2 inches per year
Belton average annual snowfall is 20.5 inches per year.


21 miles south of Kansas City on U.S. Highway 71
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seasonal. The summers are hot and dry, the winters, cold and snowy. The Autumns are mild and breezy with a springtime that is cool and moist. Summer temps are usually in the mid to upper 90's with occasional days of 100 degree weather. In the winter, temperatures generally fall into single digits and below zero.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Belton.

Settled in August of 1869 by George W. Scott and William H. Colbern, who named the new town, Belton. They named it for a good friend of Scott's, Capt. Marcus Lindsey Belt, who helped them to survey the area. Most of the area was settled by families from Kentucky. The above webpage has more history information about Belton.
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The incorporation of Belton



Belton Museum of History
512 Main Street
Belton, Missouri
Phone: (816) 322-3977
Open Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. 1-4 p.m.
Please call ahead to be sure of hours of operation

Recreation in the area.
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Belton City Government

City of Belton

City Hall
506 Main Street
Belton, Missouri 64012
Phone: 816-331-4331
FAX: 816-322-4620

Belton has a Mayor/Board/Administrator form of government.

Belton Police Department
7001 E. 163rd Street
Belton, Missouri 64012
Phone: 816-331-5522
Fax: 816-322-7057

Belton Corporation for Economic Development
512 Main Street
Belton, Missouri 64012
Phone: 816-331-4449
Fax: 816-331-7441

Belton Chamber

Belton Chamber of Commerce
512 Main Street
P.O. Box 350
Belton, MO. 64012
Phone: (816) 331-2420
FAX: (816) 331-8736

Belton Organizations

Belton Chamber of Commerce
512 Main Street
P.O. Box 350
Belton, MO. 64012
Phone: (816) 331-2420
FAX: (816) 331-8736

Belton Schools

Belton School District #124
110 West Walnut
Belton, MO. 64012
Phone: (816) 348-1084

Education in the Belton area, including public, private and higher education. Belton


The population of Belton was:
1970 - 12,270
1980 - 13,533
1990 - 18,032
1991 - 18,150
1992 - 18,622
1993 - 19,106
1994 - 19,662
1995 - 20,691
1999 - 21,778

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