City of Belpre


Zip Code:  67519

Mayor:  Jerry Stapleton

City Clerk:  Karen Gilkey

City Council:  Doris Freeman, Fredys Wasson, Melvin Gilkey, Terie Stapleton

Zoning:  No zoning ordinances exist in the City of Belpre

Belpre is a small rural community of 104 residents and farming families.  It is home to the "Henry Laird LIbrary (pictured above), the oldest library in Kansas to be funded by an endowment from Henry Laird, a prominent cattleman and philanthropist in the 1800's.  The library was built in 1912 and has been a vital part of the community since.  It is now integrated with the Southwest Kansas Library System to give patrons the advantages that larger libraries offer.  The library is located at 405 Wheeler Ave., P.O. Box 128, Belpre, KS 67519, 620-995-3322.  They are open:  Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:30PM to 4:30 PM.