Belltown, California

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Belltown
Belltown is located in California
Belltown
Belltown
Location in California
Belltown is located in the United States
Belltown
Belltown
Belltown (the United States)
Coordinates: 34°00′42″N 117°23′00″W / 34.01167°N 117.38333°W / 34.01167; -117.38333Coordinates: 34°00′42″N 117°23′00″W / 34.01167°N 117.38333°W / 34.01167; -117.38333
Country United States
State California
CountyRiverside County
Elevation256 m (840 ft)

Belltown is a neighborhood of Jurupa Valley, California within the County of Riverside. It was originally known as West Riverside, but their need for a separate identity to the nearby large city of Riverside, they voted to rename their town. It was an unincorporated community, until July 1, 2011, when it became part of the newly incorporated city of Jurupa Valley. It lies at an elevation of 840 feet (256 m).[1]

Belltown is located on the west bank of the Santa Ana River, across from the city of Riverside. It was founded in 1907 by N.G. Bell.[2]

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Belltown is in the 31st Senate District, represented by Democrat Richard Roth, and in the 60th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Sabrina Cervantes.[3]

In the United States House of Representatives, Belltown is in California's 41st congressional district, represented by Democrat Mark Takano.[4] California is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Belltown, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1394. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  4. ^ "California's 42nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.