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Bellemont


Bellemont is an unincorporated village located in a rural area about 3-1/2 miles southwest of Graham, the Alamance County Seat.

The Bellemont Mill is located on Big Alamance Creek about 5 miles from Burlington. It contains 2592 spindles and 126 looms and uses about 150 horsepower, developed for nine months of the year by water, for the other three it is necessary to supplement this with steam. The dam is 11 feet high and 100 feet long, built of wood. There is no race, the wheel-ones being situated directly at the dam. [†]

The Tributaries of the Haw River, in The Forests, Forest Lands and Forest Products of Eastern North Carolina, by W. W. Ashe, North Carolina Geological Survey, Bulletin No. 5, Joseph Daniels, State Printer and Binder, Raleigh, 1894.

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