Belleview, Indiana

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Belleview
Unincorporated community
Belleview is located in Indiana
Belleview
Belleview
Coordinates: 38°51′21″N 85°22′41″W / 38.85583°N 85.37806°W / 38.85583; -85.37806Coordinates: 38°51′21″N 85°22′41″W / 38.85583°N 85.37806°W / 38.85583; -85.37806
Country United States
State Indiana
County Jefferson
Township Monroe
Elevation 889 ft (271 m)
ZIP code 47250
FIPS code 18-04438[1]
GNIS feature ID 430779[2]

Belleview is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.

The community and post office was originally called Mud Lick until residents changed the name to the more pleasant-sounding Belleview.[3] The Belleview post office was discontinued in 1906.[4]

Geography[edit]

Belleview is located at 38°51′21″N 85°22′41″W / 38.85583°N 85.37806°W / 38.85583; -85.37806.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Belleview, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 64. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "A post office called Mud Lick was established..." 
  4. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 November 2014.