Bellevue is located south of Omaha in Sarpy County. Bellevue is linked to Omaha by The Kennedy Freeway.

What is considered Bellevue?

Bellevue is east of Papillion and La Vista, South of Omaha along the Missouri River.

Navigating Ralston:

Taking the Kennedy Freeway into Bellevue will allow you to exit on to any of the main roads through Bellevue: Chandler, Cornhusker, Fort Crook and Capehart Roads. Highway 370 east runs into the south side of Bellevue near Offutt Air Force Base.

Demographics:

According to a recent census, more than 60% of those living in Bellevue are 25 years of age or older and nearly 40% have children 18 years of age or younger.

Offutt Air Force Base

Offutt Air Force Base is the headquarters of the U.S. Strategic Command, the Air Force Weather Agency, and the 55th Wing of the Air Combat Command. During WWII Offutt housed the Martin bomber plant, which manufactured for the planes used to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

Offutt hosts a popular open house and air show during the summer. The Defenders of Freedom show includes a variety of demonstrations and exhibits – including the popular Blue Angels on various occasions.

Historical Sites:

  • Fontenelle Bank
  • Log Cabin
  • Old Presbyterian Church VIEW PHOTOS
  • Depot
  • Bellevue Cemetery

Safety:

Bellevue is considered a quiet and safe area to live or work. Visitors and residents shouldn’t feel uncomfortable navigating the town alone day or night. It is not uncommon for children to walk home from school.

Hospitals:

The Bellevue Medical Center

Schools:

Bellevue University; Bellevue West Senior HS, Bellevue East Senior HS, Logan Fontenelle MS, Mission MS, Wake Robin ES, Two Springs ES, Twin Ridge ES, Peter Sarpy ES, Leonard Lawrence ES, Lemay ES, Fort Crook ES, Fairview ES, Central ES, Birchcrest ES, Betz ES, Bertha Barber ES, Bellevue ES, Belleaire ES, Avery ES

Parks & Recreation:

Fontenelle Forest – Privately owned forestland with 19 miles of hiking trails. It includes the site of Fontenelle’s Post.

Haworth Park

City Services:

The Mayor of Bellevue is Rita Sanders.

The City Contract for trash, yard waste and recycling is currently held by Papillion Sanitation & Recycling Services for all single-family and duplex-family residents within the city limits.

Electricity – OPPD; 402-536-4131
Natural Gas – Black Hills Energy; 800-303-0752
Water – MUD; 402-554-6666
Trash – Papillion Sanitation; 402-326-7800

 

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