About Bellevue, Nebraska
Bellevue is the original seat of government in the Nebraska territory, and is only a hop and a skip from Omaha. Located on the Missouri River in Sarpy County, Nebraska, Bellevue is home to some 53,500 residents, and is the oldest continuous municipality in Nebraska, having started as a fur trading post in 1822. It is bordered on the east by the Missouri River. Originally named “Belleview,” its name is French for “beautiful view.” Bellevue covers zip codes 68005, 68123, 68133, 68147, and 68157. It has been home to the Offutt Air Force Base since World War I.
Close proximity to Fontenelle Forest makes Bellevue the perfect place to enjoy some nature. Zipline at TreeRush Adventures or just enjoy a quiet hike in the Fontenelle Forest Nature Center. Excellent produce and meats from the area’s surrounding farms are available at local markets and restaurants. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate its multiple courses. Whether you’re looking to have a day in the woods, a day on the course, or a day at the spa, Bellevue has something for everyone.
Those interested in military history will appreciate Bellevue’s proximity to Offutt and the rich history of the Strategic Air Command that can be explored in the area.