Introduction to Bellevue, Ohio
In 1835, Bellevue was surveyed and laid out. The town, which was incorporated in 1851, was named in honor of James Bell, who built railroads. The emergence of the railroad in 1837, brought growth and prosperity to Bellevue.
Bellevue and Nearby Attractions
- Seneca Caverns
- Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum
- East Harbor State Park
- Historic Lyme Village
- Johnson Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site
Things To Do In Bellevue
Ellis Park, Maumee Bay State Park and Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge provide opportunities for recreation. East Harbor State Park on Lake Erie has provisions for boating, camping, fishing and hiking. Golfers may enjoy a game at Twin Lakes Golf Course. Seneca Caverns have guided tours in which visitors may see the "Ole Mist'ry River" and various other fossils and inscriptions displayed in the underground caves. Tremont House, John Wright Mansion and Heter Farm in Belleview are places of historical interest.
Flights are available from Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport.
Bellevue Higher Education
The closest colleges to Bellevue include Oberlin College, Ashland University and Lorain County Community College.