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 June 1 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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The Bell County Youth Fair Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the 10 recipients of scholarships totaling $50,000 awarded to local high school seniors. These students represent the top applicants of the numerous students that participated in the Bell County Youth Fair.  The Bell County Youth Fair Association hosts thousands of projects by local 4-H, FFA, and FCCLA youth annually in the competitive events.  The scholarships are the culmination of years of hard work by the hundreds of volunteers who annually host the Youth Fair Livestock Show.

Public Notices...

Public Notice of Speed Decrease - Hartrick Bluff

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Burn Ban Status

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Order Prohibiting Weapons in Certain Affected Bell County Buildings

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