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Welcome to Bel Aire ...

The city of Bel Aire is located in Sedgwick County<1>.

The location of Bel Aire has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bel Aire has a population of 8,311 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bel Aire.

Bel Aire is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bel Aire lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bel Aire is located in the (316) area code.

Websites for Bel Aire ...

Official Website: www.belaireks.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bel Aire had an population of 8,311 people. This is an increase of 22.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bel Aire had a population of 6,769 people. This makes Bel Aire the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bel Aire represents 0.24% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,769 people, the population of Bel Aire increased 15.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,836 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bel Aire.

Communities Also Named Bel Aire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bel Aire - they are located in California, Tennessee (2), Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bel Aire.

Communities near Bel Aire ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bel Aire.

  • Wichita [Sedgwick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wichita
    • Wichita [Sedgwick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bel Aire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 391,731 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wichita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wichita<6>
  • Derby [Sedgwick County]
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    • Derby [Sedgwick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bel Aire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,145 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Derby:
    • El Paso
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Derby<6>
  • Newton [Harvey County]
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    • Newton [Harvey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bel Aire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Andover [Butler County]
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    • Andover [Butler County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bel Aire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,672 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Andover:
    • Cloud
    • Andover has also been known as:
    • Cloud City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andover<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Haysville [Sedgwick County]
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      • Haysville [Sedgwick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haysville<6>
    • Augusta [Butler County]
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      • Augusta [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Augusta<6>
    • Valley Center [Sedgwick County]
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      • Valley Center [Sedgwick County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,385 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Center<6>
    • Mulvane [Sedgwick County]
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      • Mulvane [Sedgwick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulvane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulvane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulvane<6>
    • Maize [Sedgwick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maize
      • Maize [Sedgwick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maize<6>
    • Goddard [Sedgwick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goddard
      • Goddard [Sedgwick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bel Aire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goddard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goddard<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bel Aire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bel Aire.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bel Aire. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bel Aire.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bel Aire. See our Newspapers Page for Bel Aire.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bel Aire ...

Looking for more information about Bel Aire? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bel Aire, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bel Aire.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Sedgwick County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bel Aire: www.belaireks.org/

The official website for Sedgwick County: www.sedgwickcounty.org/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Sedgwick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bel Aire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bel Aire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bel Aire) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bel Aire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bel AireOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bel Aire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7645, Longitude: -97.2684       In this case, the coordinates for Bel Aire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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