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Welcome to Belle ...

The town of Belle is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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 1,126 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Area codes for Belle: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Belle had an population of 1,126 people. This is a decrease of 10.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.56% 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 (which had a count of 1,259 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Belle.

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.

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Belle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<7>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Belle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<7>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Belle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<7>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Belle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madison [Boone County]
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      • Madison [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,673 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
    • Montgomery [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 907 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 833 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<7>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Belle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>

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 ...

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About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, 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 Belle.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Belle) 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 Belle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Belle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2338, Longitude: -81.5388       In this case, the coordinates for Belle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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