Bell County , Texas

Bell County: County in Texas, United States

Bell County locator map
Location of Bell County on Texas map.

About

Bell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 310,235 and a population density of 110 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 369,927 inhabitants. Its county seat is Belton. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

Belton Courthouse '1' image
Belton Courthouse '1'
Belton Courthouse '1' image

Geography

Bell County is located at 31°2'16"N 97°28'42"W (31.0376700, -97.4782000). It has 6 neighbors: Burnet County, Coryell County, Falls County, Lampasas County, McLennan County and Milam County.

Bell County map

The largest city of Bell County is Killeen with a population of 153,991. Other cities include, Temple population 80,761, Harker Heights population 33,071, Belton population 23,196 and Nolanville population 6,150. See all Bell County cities & populated places.

Weather

Bell County forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Bell County Quick Facts

Population : 369,927 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Bell County
Twitter username : bellcountytx
Area : 2818 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.4%
Land as percent of area : 96.6%
Named for : Peter Hansborough Bell
Altitude : 568 feet / 173 meters
Capital : Belton
Capital city : Bell County is capital of Copperas Cove
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 16:23:18 (26th October 2021)
Density : 131 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.14% (2010-2020)
Weather : 88℉ Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Bell County has 6 neighbours.

  • Belton

Demographics

The population of Bell County increased by 16.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 310,235 - census
2011 315,799 1.76% estimation process
2012 324,963 2.82% estimation process
2013 327,028 0.63% estimation process
2014 330,149 0.95% estimation process
2015 336,076 1.76% estimation process
2016 341,094 1.47% estimation process
2017 347,377 1.81% estimation process
2018 355,397 2.26% estimation process
2019 362,924 2.07% estimation process
2020 369,927 1.89% estimation process

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People born in Bell County (8)

People born in Bell County, including politician Miriam A. Ferguson, Texas politician Edgar E. Witt, US politician, rancher, businessman and veterinarian Jimmie Don Aycock, you can see a list of people who born in Bell County.

  • Patricia Pearcy (actress) she was born in 08/08/1947
  • Wayne Smith (Texas engineer and politician) he was born in 17/08/1943
  • Aaron Davidson (American lawyer) he was born in 21/04/1971
  • Pleasant Thomas Miller he was born in 24/07/1875
  • Walter Milner he was born in 01/01/1913

Other places with the same name (2)

Bell County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bell County.

City Name Population Title
Killeen 153,991 City in Texas
Temple 80,761 City located in Texas
Harker Heights 33,071 City in Bell County, Texas, United States
Belton 23,196 City in Texas, USA
Nolanville 6,150 City in Bell County, Texas, United States
Morgans Point Resort 4,170 City in Texas, United States
Salado 2,379 Village in the United States
Troy 2,191 City in Bell County, Texas
Little River-Academy 2,048 City in Bell County, Texas, United States
Lone Star 1,473 City in Bell County, Texas, United States
Rogers 1,253 Town in Texas, United States
Holland 1,189 Town in Texas, United States
Union Grove 372 City in Upshur County, Texas, United States

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