Bellevue (Washington, D.C.)

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Bellevue is a residential neighborhood in far Southeast and Southwest in Washington, D.C., United States. It is bounded by South Capitol Street, one block of Atlantic Street SE, and 1st Streets SE and SW to the north and east; Joliet Street SW and Oxon Run Parkway to the south; Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Shepherd Parkway, 2nd Street SW, and Xenia Street SW to the west. Bellevue was created from some of the earliest land patents in Maryland, and draws its name from a 1795 mansion built in the area. Subdivisions began in the 1870s, but extensive residential building did not occur until the early 1940s. Bellevue is adjacent to a number of federal and city agency buildings.

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Bellevue within Washington, D.C.
Bellevue within Washington, D.C.
Coordinates: 38°49′36″N 77°1′11″W[1]
CountryUnited States
CountyWashington (abolished in 1871)
Federal districtDistrict of Columbia
Federal capital cityWashington, D.C. (from 1871)
WardWard 8
Construction of Bellevue mansion1795 (1795)
  CouncilmemberTrayon White