Belleville, Kansas

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Belleville, Kansas
Republic County Courthouse (2010)
Republic County Courthouse (2010)
Location within Republic County and Kansas
Location within Republic County and Kansas
KDOT map of Republic County (legend)
Coordinates: 39°49′25″N 97°37′49″W / 39.82361°N 97.63028°W / 39.82361; -97.63028Coordinates: 39°49′25″N 97°37′49″W / 39.82361°N 97.63028°W / 39.82361; -97.63028
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyRepublic
Founded1869
Incorporated1887
Named forArabelle Tutton
Area
 • Total2.02 sq mi (5.23 km2)
 • Land1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
1,545 ft (471 m)
Population
 • Total1,991
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,894
 • Density990/sq mi (380/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66935
Area code785
FIPS code20-05600 [4]
GNIS ID0472835 [5]
U.S. RoutesUS 36.svg US 81.svg
WebsiteCity website

Belleville is a city in Republic County, Kansas, United States.[6] It is also the county seat of Republic County. In 2010, 1,991 people lived there.[7]

History[change | change source]

Belleville was created in 1869. It incorporated as a city in 1878.[8] It was named for Arabelle Tutton, the wife of a member of the town company.[9]

The first post office in Belleville was created in February 1870.[10]

Geography[change | change source]

Belleville is at 39°49′25″N 97°37′49″W / 39.82361°N 97.63028°W / 39.82361; -97.63028 (39.823548, -97.630183).[11] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 2.02 square miles (5.23 km2). Of that, 1.98 square miles (5.13 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[1]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880238
18901,868684.9%
19001,833−1.9%
19102,22421.3%
19202,2541.3%
19302,3835.7%
19402,5808.3%
19502,85810.8%
19602,9402.9%
19703,0634.2%
19802,805−8.4%
19902,517−10.3%
20002,239−11.0%
20101,991−11.1%
2016 (est.)1,894[3]−4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 1,991 people, 949 households, and 533 families living in Belleville.[2]

Media[change | change source]

The Belleville Telescope is the local newspaper. It was created in 1870. It has been publishing regularly since 1873.[12]

Famous people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  8. Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 170. ISBN 9780722249055.
  9. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 270.
  10. "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  11. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  12. Cutler, William (1883). History of the State of Kansas. Chicago, Illinois: A. T. Andreas.

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