|Elevation||876 ft (267 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS ID||481830 |
History[change | change source]
The first settlement at Belvoir was made in the 1850s. A post office was created at Belvoir in 1869. It stayed until 1903. The community was named after Belvoir, the plantation home of William Fairfax in Virginia.
References[change | change source]
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Belvoir, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- History of the State of Kansas: Containing a Full Account of Its Growth from an Uninhabited Territory to a Wealthy and Important State. A. T. Andreas. 1883. p. 359.
- "Douglas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
- Chambers, Mary Elizabeth; Tompkins, Sally Kress (1977). The Cultural Resources of Clinton Lake, Kansas: An Inventory of Archaeology, History, and Architecture. The Institute. p. 39.