ⓘ Bellevue, Iowa

                                     

ⓘ Bellevue, Iowa

Bellevue is a small city in eastern Jackson County, Iowa, United States. The city lies along the Mississippi River and next to Bellevue State Park. In 2018 its population was 2.196, up from a count of 2.191 at the 2010 Census, making it the second largest city in Jackson County.

The city lies in a valley created by two large bluffs known as the North and South Omaha, respectively, with the Mississippi river serving as the Center of the Eastern boundary of the State border of Illinois and in the valley of mill Creek, extending to the West. Geographically, it is part of the southern water area of North America that escaped all three phases of the Wisconsinian glaciation.

This is one of the few cities in the state of Iowa, to be built near large hills and cliffs, which account for a large part of the citys economic incentives as a tourist town. The city attributes its name from the French word Belle view and sense beautiful view, and also an early settler, John D. bell. Unique history and architecture of Bellevue to attract visitors all year round, mainly from nearby major cities, including dubuque and bathrooms.