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"Quality living since 1905"

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.

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Zip Codes

48111, 48112

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Belleville is approximately 3,700 (2000), 3991 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,603 (1990), 1755 (2010).

The amount of land area in Belleville is 2.941 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.1 sq kilometers.
The distance from Belleville to Washington DC is 421 miles. The distance to the Michigan state capital is 66 miles. (as the crow flies)
Belleville is positioned 42.20 degrees north of the equator and 83.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Belleville location: in the southwest corner of Wayne County in southeastern Michigan, near the intersection of Interstates 94 and 275. It is only 25 minutes from Detroit and 20 minutes from Ann Arbor. Belleville is completely surrounded by the Township of Van Buren.

Here is a location page for Belleville.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Belleville is seasonal. Here is a weather page for Belleville and the area.
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History & History Related Items

Belleville history:

The name of Belleville is said to be in honor of James Bell, an early resident. The name means "beautiful village". It was first platted in 1847 as Bellville by three men, George Hill, D.L. Quirk and Robert Clark. It was incorporated as a village in 1905 and then as a city 14 May 1946. Though a city, it remains, to its citizens, as a small town, with friendliness and closeness within its boundaries.

Here is a good history page for Belleville.
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Belleville attractions:

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Fred C. Fischer Library, Belleville Lake, Horizon (lakeside) Park, Victory Park, Village Park, Victory Station, LaSalle statue, War Memorial

Belleville Area Museum
405 Main Street
Belleville, Michigan 48111
Phone: (734) 697-1944

Music in the Square, Music in the Park, Belleville Artist Colony, Belleville Music Festival, National Strawberry Festival

The Yankee Air Museum
at Willow Run Airport
P.O. Box 590
Belleville, MI 48112-0590
Phone: (734) 483-4030
Fax: (734) 483-5076
Please call for hours of operation and fees
Many historic aircraft are on display. Some are only on display while others are actually flyable.

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