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Page Contents for Bellevue, Idaho

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History & History-related items

City Attractions

Historical Events

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
The population of Bellevue is approximately 1,433 (1994), 2287 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 525 (1990), 849 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bellevue is 2.784 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bellevue to Washington DC is 2068 miles.
The distance to the Idaho state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bellevue is positioned 43.46 degrees north of the equator and 114.25 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bellevue elevation is 5,190 feet above sea level.


at the south end of Wood River Valley, in the heart of the central Idaho Rockies. Bellevue is about 160 miles east of Boise, the state's capital.
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History & History Related Items

Bellevue was founded in 1880 after the Minnie Moore Mine was discovered.
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The Old Town Hall
206 Main
Bellevue, Idaho
Built in the late 1800's to house the town's hand fire cart. A city office was added in the back later on. Today, this historic building houses a museum and the offices of the Idaho Heritage Trust. The Museum is open weekends in the summer.
Phone: 208-788-7529
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Bellevue Historical Events

Bellevue consisted of John Cunningham's store, 6 saloons, 2 general stores, 1 restaurant, 1 barber shop, 1 butcher shop, 2 large boarding houses, 1 hotel, several small boarding houses, 1 hardware store, 1 assay office, a post office(inside Cunningham's store), and a population of 2000. Bellevue's first official post office was awarded 6/23/1880.

Bellevue Schools

Blaine County School District
118 W. Bullion St.
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-2296
Fax: 208-788-0123

Bellevue Elementary School
Kindergarten through 2nd grade
Box 390
Bellevue, Idaho 83313
Phone: 208/788-4012
Fax: 208/788-5156 Bellevue


The population of Bellevue was:
1980 - 1,016
1990 - 1,275
1994 - 1,433
2000 - 1,876
All population figures come from the 1990 and 2000 US Census data.

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