Bellevue Valley lies between Ozark spurs. Buford Mountain on east, second highest in Missouri, named for William Buford. Came from Virginia in 1810. Name carried on in valley.
First people mound-builders, then Indians. French named Bellevue . . . — — Map (db m99640) HM
George Breckenridge – VA.
James Bryan – VA.
Miles Goforth – N.C.
John Hawkins – N.C.
Benjamin Harrison – VA.
James Johnson– VA.
Thomas Madden– VA.
John Paul– VA.
John Perry– . . . — — Map (db m119192) WM
Early mining center, named for the famous South American silver mine, Potosi was established by Moses Austin as the seat of Washington County, organized, 1813.
Austin came here, 1797, after receiving a 3 square mile Spanish . . . — — Map (db m119802) HM