Welcome to Bell County!  Located in the heart of Central Texas, Bell County offers a little bit of everything:  small town charm, big city amenities, natural beauty, and a vibrant culture.  Within our county are several popular tourist spots, including beautiful lakes, acres of park land, the Bell County Expo Center, and several historic museums and villages.  Please browse through our website, including our community video presentations,
to find out more.  Thanks for visiting.

Bell County Burn Ban is not in effect as of October 26, 2015

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About Bell County

Bell County is centrally located along  the
I-35 corridor.  Bell County is serviced by two major railroads and offers state-of-the art medical facilities, several excellent colleges, and a large regional airport, all of which make it a great choice to call home.  Bell County is home to Fort Hood.  With a capacity of 50,000 troops, it is one of the largest military installations in the free world.  The 2010 Census put Bell County's population at 310,325 - the 16th largest of Texas' 254 counties.  Bell County grew by 30.4% from 2000 to 2010.  The 2012 population is estimated to be over 315,000, and it continues to grow, fueling a strong and stable economy.

County Spotlight

vs awardThe Bell County Commissioners Court and
Veterans Service
Office were recognized by the State of Texas Veterans Land Board for their continued support in promoting Texas Veterans land and housing loan programs to Texas Veterans.  In the fiscal year of 2014, $38,614,573 in land, housing and home improvement loans were made to Bell County Veterans.  A letter of thanks was also received by Congressman John Carter's Office, 31st District, Texas for the time, effort and support provided by Bell County's Veterans Officer, Keeyawnia Hawkins.

Public Notices...

Burn Ban Status

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Industrial Blvd. at BNSF Railroad Crossing Long-Term closure

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Code Red - Reverse 9-1-1 Notification System

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