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Belton, Texas

  • Zip Code:  76513
  • Area Code:  254
  • County:  Bell
  • Square Miles:  20.0
  • Population (2020 est.):  22,078
  • FIPS Code:  48-07492

About Belton

Belton, Texas is located at the crossroads of IH-35 and IH-14, just one hour north of Austin and two hours south of the Dallas Metroplex.  This charming community features an extensive hike and bike trail network, an assortment of parks and green space, and two lakes. Belton has a historic, vibrant downtown that offers great cuisine, shopping, spas, and entertainment.  In the warmer months it is common to see kayaks on Nolan Creek and hear live music throughout the town.  As the county seat, Belton is home to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Bell County Expo Center, Bell County Museum, and a great variety of restaurants and establishments that serve those who live, work, and play in the  community.

At the geographic center of the Temple-Killeen-Ft. Hood MSA, Belton provides easy access to the region’s 430,000+ population.  Thriving industry sectors in the MSA include the military, government, medical/healthcare services, manufacturing/distribution, agricultural/agribusiness, retail trade, and business IT consulting services.  In Belton, the following represent some of the manufacturing and distribution operations: American Spin Cast, NOV-Belco Manufacturing, Belltec, Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group Brand, Frito Lay, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, TRU a Clayton Homes Company, UPS, and CGI.

About the City of Belton

The City of Belton is committed to the promotion of quality development as well as to the expansion of its existing business base. City leaders encourage entrepreneurs and new businesses and support the expansion of existing businesses by offering incentive programs that further the retail sector and downtown redevelopment.

For more information on the City of Belton Tourism and Retail Development, please contact Judy Garrett, CVB and Retail Coordinator, at 254-933-5849 or via email at JGarrett@BeltonTexas.Gov.

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