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ⓘ 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 shi ..




Belle Plaine, Kansas
                                     

ⓘ 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.

                                     

1. Geography

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.

Weather

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 websites

City
  • Belle Plaine Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Belle Plaine
  • Belle Plaine - Directory of Public Officials
Schools
  • USD 357, local school district
Historical
  • Belle Plaine Historical/Genealogical Society
Maps
  • Belle Plaine City Map, KDOT