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Bellechester Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
  Location of Bellechester Minnesota

Population: 
 Bellechester (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 199 220 110 172 62 63.95
Land Area (sq. mile) 26.10 0.35 0.32 0.32 -0.00 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 5.02 581.48 423.08 513.77 90.69 21.44
Housing Units 50 70 46 78 32 58.97
Households -- 68 45 78 31 57.69
Persons Per Household -- 3.34 2.44 2.38 -0.06 -2.64

Geography:

Bellechester is a city in Goodhue and Wabasha counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 172 at the 2000 census. Most of Bellechester is in Goodhue County, with only a small part extending into Wabasha County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km˛), all land. The elevation is 1,112 ft (339 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 172 people, 78 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 543.6 people per square mile (207.5/km˛). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 246.5/sq mi (94.1/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 98.26% White, 1.16% Native American, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.74% of the population.

There were 78 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.2% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $24,107 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,927. None of the families and 5.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 5.7% of those over 64.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

BELLECHESTER, a city with Wabasha County, located in Chester and Belvidere Townships, was incorporated as a village on October 5, 1955; its post office operated 1911-17, and as a rural branch, 1930-63; it had a station of the Chicago Great Western Railroad.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Bellechester City Hall
299 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4093
 
Title Expires Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2016 Keegan Quinn
309 2nd Street
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4636
Clerk appointed Greg Ruehl
299 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4093
Treasurer appointed Kyle McKeown
299 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4093
Council Member 12/31/2016 Jason Nurnberg
111 1st Street
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4233
Council Member 12/31/2016 Rich Majerus
606 1st Street
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4450
Council Member 12/31/2016 Paul Reding
212 Chester Avenue

Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4246
Council Member 12/31/2018 Kim Gilsdorf
101 Chester Avenue
Bellechester MN 55027
(651) 923-4219

Post Office:

none - served by Goodhue Post Office


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity

n/a

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Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone n/a --
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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Events:

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Attractions:

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Recreation:

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Lakes:
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Health Care:

none


Schools:

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Churches:
Rolling Meadows Mennonite Church
2 miles north of Bellechester on County 2
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4240

Pastor:  Aaron Witmer
Sunday Worship:  11:00 am

 
St. Mary's Catholic Church
221 Chester Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone:(651) 923-4305

Web: www.holytrinitygoodhue.org

Pastor:  Father Randal Kasel
Sunday Mass:  8:45 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bellechester Minnesota

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Campgrounds:

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Businesses:
Ag Partners Co-op
401 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4453
Web: www.agpartners.net
Bellechester American Legion Post 598
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: n/a
American Legion
Bellechester City Office
299 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4093
 
Bellechester Community Center
101 1st Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4416
Bellechester Tavern
616 Main Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 380-5176
Bellechester Tavern
First Farmers & Merchants Bank
601 1st Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4900
Web: www.ffmbank.com
First Farmers & Merchants Bank
G B Feed & Supply
303 Great Western Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4425
 
Healing God's Way
610 Red Wing Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-5700
 
Healing Journey Massage
309 1st Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: n/a
 
Majerus Garage & Oil Company
602 Main Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4195
 
North Star Construction & Excavating
409 1st Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-5048
 
Poncelet Insurance Agency
605 2nd Street
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4115
 
Poncelet Metals
201 Chester Avenue
Bellechester, MN 55027
Phone: (651) 923-4074
 
   
   
   
   
   

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