Belleview is a city in Marion County, Florida. The population was 3,478 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2009, the city had a population of 4,483. It is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area. The name, Belleview, which means beautiful view, came from one of the original settlers whose daughter was named Belle. "The City with Small Town Charm" is the citys motto which genuinely reflects the feeling of the city.