Belton, Texas

Belton: City in Texas, USA


Belton is a city located in the county of Bell in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,216 and a population density of 350 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 23,196 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Belton locator map
Location of Belton on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Belton

Population : 23,196 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Bell County
Postal code : 76513
Phone Area Codes : 254
Area : 52.03 km2
Named for : Peter Hansborough Bell
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Capital city : Belton is capital of Bell County
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:13:44 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 446 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 21.47% (2010-2020)
Downtown Belton  TX IMG 2408 image
Downtown Belton TX IMG 2408
Downtown Belton  TX IMG 2408 image


Belton is located at 31°3'22"N 97°27'52"W (31.0560100, -97.4644500).

Belton map


The population of Belton increased by 21.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,216 - census
2011 18,905 3.64% estimation process
2012 19,344 2.27% estimation process
2013 19,559 1.1% estimation process
2014 20,167 3.01% estimation process
2015 20,577 1.99% estimation process
2016 20,914 1.61% estimation process
2017 21,620 3.27% estimation process
2018 22,341 3.23% estimation process
2019 22,885 2.38% estimation process
2020 23,196 1.34% estimation process

Belton zip code is 76513. County name: Bell, County fips: 48027

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People born in Belton (13)

People born in Belton, including United States Army general Walton Walker, Herman Brown, musician Chris Marion, .


  • J. Evetts Haley (American historian) he was born in 05/07/1901
  • John R. Hubbard (American academic, educator and diplomat) he was born in 03/12/1918
  • Loren Hightower (American ballet dancer and choreographer) he was born in 02/12/1927
  • Mike Weddington (American football player) he was born in 09/10/1960
  • Rick Hoberg (American comic artist) he was born in 07/07/1952
  • Roy Mitchell (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 19/04/1885
  • Booker Russell (American football running back) he was born in 28/02/1956
  • Robert Ford (American football coach and former player) he was born in 21/06/1951
  • Herman O. Thomson (retired United States Air Force general) he was born in 06/04/1929
  • Rudy Youngblood (Native American actor) he was born in 21/09/1982

Schools in Belton

College & universities near Belton, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226471 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton (TX) 76513-2599
383464 Central Texas Beauty College-Temple Temple (TX) 76504-6948
228608 Temple College Temple (TX) 76504-7435
484136 Yahweh Beauty Academy Killeen (TX) 76543-4153
492573 National American University-Killeen Killeen (TX) 76542-1321

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belton, TX

Code Name Address Type
TPL Temple 315 West Ave B RAIL
KIL Killeen, Texas 200 East Avenue C BUS
FHD Fort Hood, Texas Hood Road & Old Ironsides Ave. BUS
MCG McGregor 1 Amtrak Blvd. RAIL
TAY Taylor 118 East First St. RAIL

Post offices near Belton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Belton Post Office Belton (TX) 76513
Little River Academy Post Office Little River Academy (TX) 76554
Salad Post Office Salado (TX) 76571
Templ Post Office Temple (TX) 76501
Nolanvill Post Office Nolanville (TX) 76559

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Bell County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Bell County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Killeen 153,991 The 11th most populous city in Texas.
Temple 80,761 The most populous city in Bell County, Texas.
Harker Heights 33,071 City in Bell County, Texas, United States
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

Distance to Other Cities

Belton distances to largest Texas cities