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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).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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 (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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