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Homesteading in Smith County

Bellaire

Located 6 miles east of Smith Center, Bellaire was established as a railroad station when the Rock Island Railroad came through. A post office opened for business on March 6, 1888.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.

Sources

Pletcher, Vera Edith Crosby. "A History of Smith County, Kansas to 1960". Masters thesis, Kansas State University, 1960.

Blackmar, Frank, ed. "Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence." Chicago : Standard Pub. Co. 1912.

 

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