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Bellemont, Arizona

Bellemont, Arizona
Unincorporated community
A snow covered field in Bellemont, AZ during winter
A snow covered field in Bellemont, AZ during winter
Bellemont, Arizona is located in Arizona
Bellemont, Arizona
Bellemont, Arizona
Country United States
State Arizona
County Coconino
Elevation 7,132 ft (2,174 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 86015
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 26201[1]

Bellemont is an unincorporated community in Coconino County, Arizona, United States. Bellemont is located along Interstate 40 11 miles (18 km) west-northwest of Flagstaff. Bellemont at an elevation of 7,132 feet above sea level claims to be the highest settlement along the historic Route 66. Bellemont was a known water stop on historic Route 66, due to local springs. As of June 2012 Bellemont has an estimated population of 893.[2]

In October 2010 Bellement was struck by a tornado.[3] The tornado damaged 15 homes in the community, to the point "that they were uninhabitable", resulting in evacuation of about 30 people.[3] A train and 30 recreational vehicles were damaged, but "No serious injuries or deaths were reported."[3]

Bellemont is the location for the Flagstaff field office for the National Weather Service. [4]


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bellemont has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[5]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bellemont, Arizona
  2. ^
  3. ^ a b c "Tornadoes derail train, smash homes in N. Arizona," Associated Press, October 6, 2010. Found at yahoo news. Accessed October 6, 2010.
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  5. ^ Climate Summary for Carpinteria, California
  • They Came To The Mountain, by Platt Cline, Northern Arizona University with Northland Press, 1976.
  • The Santa Fe Route Railroads of Arizona Vol. 4 by David F. Myrick, Signature Press 1998.

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