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 21, 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

 
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced the winners of the 15th anniversary Digital Counties Survey.  The survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage open data, collaboration and shared services, enhance cybersecurity, and contribute to disaster response and recovery efforts.  Bell County was 1oth place in the County Population Category of 250,000 - 499,999.   Accepting the award was Adam Ward (second from left), Bell County Technology Services Director.      

Public Notices...

Public Hearing Regarding Installation of Regulatory No U-Turn Signs

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Burn Ban Status

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2018-2019 Budget Calendar

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