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Bellemont, Arizona
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Coordinates: 35°14′17″N 111°50′01″W / 35.23806°N 111.83361°W / 35.23806; -111.83361Coordinates: 35°14′17″N 111°50′01″W / 35.23806°N 111.83361°W / 35.23806; -111.83361
Country United States
State Arizona
County Coconino
Elevation
7,132 ft (2,174 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
86015
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 26201
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A field in Bellemont, Arizona

Bellemont is an unincorporated community in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, located along Interstate 40, about 11 miles (18 km) west-northwest of Flagstaff. At an elevation of 7,132 feet (2,174 m), it is claimed to be the highest settlement along historic Route 66. It was a known water stop due to its local springs. As of June 2012, it had an estimated population of 893.

Climate

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 Continental climate, abbreviated "Dsb" on climate maps.

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