BELMENA, TEXAS. Belmena is on Farm Road 485 five miles northeast of Cameron in north central Milam County. A post office operated there from 1900 until 1906. A school and several businesses and houses marked the community's location on county highway maps in 1941. Belmena had a population of fifteen in 1990 and 2000.
Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "BELMENA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrb19), accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles