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Welcome to Bellaire ...

Bellaire is located in Smith County<1>.

Bellaire is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bellaire is within the (785) area code.

Communities Also Named Bellaire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Bellaire: This one is located in Smith County and the other is located in Sedgwick County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 12 communities that are also named Bellaire - they are located in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Bellaire ...

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

  • Smith Center [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Center
    • Smith Center [Smith County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Bellaire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,553 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Center have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smith Center<5>
  • Kensington [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kensington
    • Kensington [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Bellaire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensington
  • Lebanon [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Smith County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Bellaire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Gaylord [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaylord
    • Gaylord [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Bellaire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylord have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaylord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylord<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portis [Osborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portis
      • Portis [Osborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Bellaire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92 people
      • Former name for Portis:
      • Bethany
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portis
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esbon
      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Bellaire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<5>
    • Athol [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Bellaire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
    • Cedar [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Bellaire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Cedar:
      • Cedarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar
    • Womer [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womer
      • Womer [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Bellaire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womer
    • Harlan [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlan
      • Harlan [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Bellaire
      • Former name for Harlan:
      • Thompson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlan

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 Bellaire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bellaire.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bellaire. 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 Bellaire.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellaire ...

Looking for more information about Bellaire? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bellaire, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bellaire.

Adding Bellaire to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bellaire in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bellaire was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bellaire on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bellaire on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bellaire. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Smith, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellaire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bellaire) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bellaire. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BellaireOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellaire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7994, Longitude: -98.6730    
<4>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.
<5>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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