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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.
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.