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 August 15, 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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Bell County was recently honored at the National Association of Counties Annual Conference during the Center for Digital Government 2017 Digital Counties Survey Awards Reception.  Bell County Technology Services Assistant Director, Vane Hugo III was presented the award which ranked Bell County as 10th nationwide for a county with a population category of 250K to 500K.  The annual survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage collaboration and shared services, and enhance cybersecurity. 

Public Notices...

2017-2018 Bell County Proposed Budget

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Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for Bell County

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2017-2018 Budget Calendar

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