About the City : Belton was chartered in 1855 soon after the Columbia and Greenville Railroad was built. It soon became a junction point ot the C & G, the Piedmont and Northern and the Blue Ridge (Southern Railway) with 36 passenger trains serving he town. The city is still served by the Pickens Railway and CSX Transportation. The city is at the junction of four highway arteries with connections to i-385in Greenville County, I-26 in Laurens County and I-85 in Anderson and Greenville. Anderson is only 15 minuets away and its only 30 minutes to downtown Greenville. Far enough away for Belton to retain its small town ambiance and friendliness, but close enough to the big cities for any cultural, educational, work or shopping experience anyone would wish.