Belmont, Nova Scotia

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Belmont
Community
Belmont is located in Nova Scotia
Belmont
Belmont
Location of Belmont, Nova Scotia
Coordinates: 45°25′25″N 63°23′19″W / 45.42361°N 63.38861°W / 45.42361; -63.38861Coordinates: 45°25′25″N 63°23′19″W / 45.42361°N 63.38861°W / 45.42361; -63.38861
Country  Canada
Province  Nova Scotia
County Colchester County
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code B0M 1C0

Belmont is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Colchester County. Prior to 1872 it was called "Chiganois", the name taken from the nearby river. It was part of the Onslow Township that received New England Planters in the 1760s after the expulsion of the Acadians.

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