Belleview, Missouri

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Belleview is an unincorporated community in northern Iron County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eight miles northwest of Ironton on Route 21 and is approximately three miles south of Belgrade and Caledonia. Belleview is located near Elephant Rocks State Park and is near the Mark Twain National Forest.

A post office called Belleview has been in operation since 1860.[2] Belleview is derived from belle vue, meaning "beautiful view" in French.[3] An old variant name was "Crossroads".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Belleview
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Iron County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°41′15″N 90°44′25″W / 37.68750°N 90.74028°W / 37.68750; -90.74028