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The First Church in Belmont Unitarian Universalist aerial view at 404 Concord Avenue in hi

Belmont, Massachusetts


Affectionately known as the “Town of Homes,” Belmont's charming residential streets are filled with handsome colonial masterpieces that make this town so desirable. The town offers top-rated public schools, the prestigious Belmont Day and Belmont Hill Schools, a beloved local Farmer's Market, and robust education, recreation, and cultural enrichment programs. Charming downtown areas including Cushing Square and Belmont Center both offer quaint shops, restaurants, recreation, and entertainment options. Just eight miles northwest of Boston, the town is surrounded by the bustling cities of Arlington, Cambridge, Lexington, Waltham and Watertown.  Served by two MBTA commuter rail stops, numerous bus lines, and Routes 2, 16, & 60 - Belmont offers an ideal location for commuters and explorers. 

Belmont by the Numbers




(Square Miles)


Miles from Boston 


Average Sale Price
Single Family Home, 2023


Average Sale Price
Condominiums, 2023


Median Income
Household, US Census


Average SAT Score


Top School Ranking, Best Public High Schools
in Massachusetts, 2024


More Information About Belmont, Massachusetts

Belmont High School was just ranked number 49 on the 2024 Boston Magazine top public high schools in Massachusetts. Leading up to the high school, the town also has four high-achieving elementary schools, one middle school and a town wide preschool, as well as the renowned private schools Belmont Day School and Belmont Hill School.


Education Links


Belmont's proximity to Boston and Route 2 makes commuting virtually anywhere a breeze.  It is also served by two MBTA commuter rail stops that take you right into North Station in Boston and numerous bus lines that can connect you to Mt. Auburn Hospital, Harvard Square, Alewife Station with access to the Red Line, and spots in Lexington and Arlington.  Routes 16 and 60 are secondary roadways that can lead you to main commuting highways.  Route 2 runs through Belmont and can easily connect you to Route 128.

Transportation Links


Below are links to our Top 10 Things to Do and See in Belmont, Massachusetts:

1. Cushing Square shopping, dining, and entertainment 

2. Beaver Brook Spray Deck public water park

3. Mass Audubon Society Habitat Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary

4. Payson Park Music Festival

5. Belmont Farmer's Market

6. Belmont Center shopping, dining, and entertainment 

7. Beaver Brook Reservation hiking, biking, fishing, fields, and more

8. Belmont Gallery of Art

9. Waltham Western Greenway Trail walk/bike path linking Belmont to Waltham

10. Belmont Country Club golfing, dining, and lifestyle

Things to do and see

Below are links to some of our favorite places to eat in Belmont, Massachusetts! Please Contact Us if your favorites are missing - we'd love to add them so others can enjoy, too!



Places to Eat

Need help setting up utilities in Belmont, MA? Here are some useful numbers to help you in your new home.


Click here to download our Belmont Utility Sheet


Below are some additional important town links. 

Town Links


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