Ciumeşti was first mentioned in documents in 1306, and was attested as a commune in 2004. Ciumeşti is located in the contact area between the fertile plains and sand dunes of the Carei Plains. In 1768 the estates of the locality were given to the Mészáros family, who encouraged colonization of Schwabians. Agriculture is currently the main economic branch in the village. The „Schamagosch” agricultural association ensures efficient plant cultivation and animal breeding. Vine cultures are also present, the wines from this region are becoming more and more renowned.