Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Bellevue is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, along the Ohio River, adjoining Pittsburgh. The 1890 population was 1,418; the 1900 population was 3,416; the 1910 population was 6,323; and the 1940 population was 10,488. The population was 8,770 at the 2000 census. The borough was incorporated in 1867, named by a French linguist for its "beautiful view" or belle vue.

The borough is located in the Northgate School District. There is a public park and library, the Andrew Bayne Memorial Library.

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Geography

Bellevue is located at 40°29′38″N 80°3′13″W / 40.49389°N 80.05361°W / 40.49389; -80.05361.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which, 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (9.09%) is water. Its average elevation is 997 feet (304 m) above sea level.[2]

Surrounding communities

History

Bellevue was incorporated as a borough on September 7, 1867, from Ross Township.[3]

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