Belleview is Open for Business

The City of Belleview is a “City with Small Town Charm”.  Charming, friendly, and inviting, Belleview boasts an eclectic mix of small, local owned “mom and pops” as well as corporations and franchises. Located midway between The Villages and Ocala, Belleview provides a quiet retreat to call home.  Belleview’s beautiful parks and friendly atmosphere appeal to families young and old. With several parks to choose from, including Lake Lillian, which offers fishing, walking trails, and soon a splash pad as well the sports complex where children take delight in playing several sports activities which include football, cheerleading, softball, baseball, t-ball, basketball, soccer, and tennis. There are also other quaint activities such as blueberry picking, trail riding,  attending one of the many festivals in the town, visiting the local Ice Cream shop, and  dining at one of the many unique delicious eateries. Belleview is a great place to live, play, and work.

Today Belleview is the commercial and residential center of South Marion County.  Centrally located between The Villages and Ocala, Belleview is only 20 minutes from these employment and business centers.   Abshier Blvd (AKA S US Highway 441) forms a commercial backbone through the City.  Local businesses cluster around the Lake Lillian commercial district and highways.



Dear Citizens of Belleview, The City of Belleview is excited to team up with the Active Marion Project (AMP). This project grew out of the Measure Up Marion initiative, which was designed, in part to promote healthy eating and exercise by the citizens of Marion County. The City of Belleview became involved in several of […] read more

Belleview’s History

Belleview’s history centers around Lake Lillian and the railway.  The little lake in the center of Belleview was first called Butler Pond (1843), then Roach Pond, Nine Mile Pond, and finally Lake Lillian (1885).  Early farmers grew cotton, vegetables, sugar cane and cattle.  Read More

Open for Business

Welcome to the city of Belleview. The Belleview Economic Development Council has put together the following booklet to ease the path to prosperity for both new and expanding businesses in our area. Read More