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 in effect as of December 11, 2017.

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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

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Rita Kelley, Director of the Bell County Indigent Health Services Department was recently honored at the Bell County Judge & Commissioners' Committee on People with Disabilities 2017 Rusty Awards.  Ms. Kelley received the Shirley Biels Health Care Worker of the Year 2017 Award.  This award is presented to a person in a health care related field in Bell County who has made a positive impact on a person or persons with disabilities.   

Public Notices...

Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation Statue Unveiling

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Burn Ban Status

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Temple - Northbound Exit Ramp Closure for Central Ave./Adams Ave.

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