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.

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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

Digital Survey

The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) recently recognized Bell County with a 3rd place national award as a leading example of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.  The award was given at the annual national NACo conference to Bell County in the 250,000 – 499,999 population category.  Accepting the award are Jon Burrows, County Judge and Adam Ward, Director of Technology Services.

Public Notices...

Bell County's Financial Rating Affirmed at AA+ by Standard & Poor's Investment Rating Service

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Texas Historical Commission Honors Bell County with the Distinguished Service Award

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Burn Ban Status

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