A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Belle, West Virginia
Welcome to Belle ...
The location of Belle has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Belle has a population of 1,127 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Belle.
Belle is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Belle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Belle: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belle had an population of 1,127 people. This is a decrease of 10.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Belle had a population of 1,260 people. This makes Belle the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Belle represents 0.07% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 95th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,260 people, the population of Belle has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,259 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Belle.
Adding Belle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Belle 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 Belle was on a map titled Road Map for West Virginia (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Belle on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Belle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Belle - they are located in Mississippi and Missouri.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Belle.
Communities near Belle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Belle.
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 Belle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belle.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belle. 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 Belle.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belle. See our Newspapers Page for Belle.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belle ...
Looking for more information about Belle? 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 Belle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belle.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belle. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021