Bellaire, Smith County, Kansas

Coordinates: 39°47′54″N 98°40′34″W / 39.79833°N 98.67611°W / 39.79833; -98.67611
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Bellaire is an unincorporated community in Smith County, Kansas, United States.[1] It was named after Bellaire, Ohio.[2]


A post office was opened in Bellaire in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1980.[3]

According to a 1912 encyclopedia of Kansas, Bellaire was once a thriving town with a bank, post office, two churches and a reported population of 200.[4]


Its elevation is 1,873 feet and its location is Latitude 39.7983453, Longitude -98.6761812.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bellaire, Kansas", Geographic Names Information System, United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior
  2. ^ "#47 Bellaire, Smith County, Kansas - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings". Archived from the original on February 29, 2012. Retrieved October 11, 2010.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Frank Wilson Blackmar, Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Standard Publishing, 1912, page 170

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39°47′54″N 98°40′34″W / 39.79833°N 98.67611°W / 39.79833; -98.67611