Built in 1876, the Belmont Courthouse was the seat of Nye County government until 1905. Thanks to the Friends of the Belmont Courthouse, much of the building has been restored, offering visitors a glimpse into Nevada’s colorful past. A short self-guided trail highlights the historic features of the site. From May to to Septemer, Friends of the Belmont Courthouse offers free tours of the historic courthouse. For more information on tours, plese contact Friends of the Belmont Courthouse at (775) 498-3969 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
The ghost town of Belmont is located 45 miles northeast of Tonopah via U.S. 6, State Route 376 and Monitor Valley Road. Please be aware there are no services in Belmont. The closest gas and public restrooms are in Tonopah.
Take U.S. 6 East approximately 5 miles. Turn left onto NV 376 and continue for 19 miles. Turn right onto NV 82, and continue 27 miles to Belmont.
Camping and picnic accommodations are available nearby on public lands or at the Pine Creek Campground (Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest) in Monitor Valley, 20 miles to the north.