Introduction to Bellevue, Kentucky
Bellevue, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is located 4 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Bellevue contains a population of approximately 6,480.
The city of Bellevue derived its name from the French phrase "belle vue" which means beautiful view. The city was named after the plantation of Gen. James Taylor Jr. who was a Quartermaster General in the western US Army during the War of 1812. By 1890 the city was growing with grocery stores, bakeries, confectioneries, millineries, and doctors. Throughout the history of Bellevue, Fairfield Avenue has been its major commercial area. The city became famous for its white sandy beaches during the 20th century.
Bellevue and nearby Attractions
- Fort Ancient
- Grant Birthplace
- Harriet Beecher Stowe House
- Fort Thomas
- Newport Aquarium
Things To Do In Bellevue
Visitors can plan a trip to Taft Museum of Art. One can also enjoy the recreational facilities offered by local parks like the Withrow Nature Preserve, and Devou Park. Tourists interested in wild life may enjoy visiting the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Golf lovers can spend some time in Reeves Golf Course.
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International is the nearest international airport.
Bellevue Higher Education
Xavier University, University Of Cincinnati, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College are a few educational institutions that offer higher educational facilities.