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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).

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Belton location: 21 miles south of Kansas City on U.S. Highway 71

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Belton is 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.
Belton average annual rainfall is 35.2 inches per year
Belton average annual snowfall is 20.5 inches per year.
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Belton history:

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.
The incorporation date of Belton: 1872

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Belton attractions:

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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