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 Feb. 26, 2018.

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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

 
At the Bell   County Communications Center (BCCC) professionalism, team work, and integrity are imperative on succeeding at processing and dispatching 911 emergency calls.  The Texas Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) have recognized the combined efforts of Bell County Communications and Fort Hood 911 as the 2017 Telecommunicator Team of the Year.  The team member will be recognized at the Texas APCO Conference on April 11, 2018 in Galveston, Texas.  Click Here for the full press release.    

Public Notices...

Temple - I-35 at Central/Adams closing Saturday night, April 21, 2018

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Burn Ban Status

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Bell County Sheriff's Department Foundation Statue

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