Bellevue is a quiet, and relaxing town residing on the great Mississippi River. Historic small towns have lots of great, amazing history.Check out our recreational activities!
The Blackhawk Indians were the first to settle in Bellevue. Americans began moving westward, and settled here around 1833. Most figured this would a be a great area to settle in because of the river being so close.
These early settlers were the ones who formed "Bell View". The spelling of the town's name was later changed to "Bell Vue" which literally means, "Beautiful View". In time, the two words were united.
Bellevue is one of the oldest cities in Jackson County and one of the five oldest cities in Iowa. With many historical places, and lots of enjoyable things to do; Bellevue is no doubt, a great place to live.
Bellevue City Hall
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