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. http://www. census. gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2005-04-12. csv 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”.