ⓘ Belle Plaine, Kansas
Belle Plaine was created in 1871. Belle Plaine is a French name, and it means "beautiful plain". In 1883, Belle Plaine was a station and shipping point for the Southern Central & Fort Scott Railway. By 1910, it was at the junction of two railroads, the Missouri Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. The first post office in Belle Plaine was created in April 1871.
Belle Plaine is at 37°23′39″N 97°16′45″W 37.394214, -97.279076. The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 0.91 square miles 2.36 km 2. All of it is land.
Belle Plaine has hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Koppen Climate Classification system says that Belle Plaine has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
2. Other websitesCity
- Belle Plaine Chamber of Commerce
- City of Belle Plaine
- Belle Plaine - Directory of Public Officials
- USD 357, local school district
- Belle Plaine Historical/Genealogical Society
- Belle Plaine City Map, KDOT