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COUNTY INFORMATION
 
Bell County, in east central Texas, is located along the Balcones Encampment approximately forty-five miles north of the Milam Capitol in Austin and is bordered by Coryell, McLennan, and Falls counties on the north, on the east by Falls and counties, on the south by Milam and Williamson counties, and on the west by Lampasas and Burnet counties. Belton, the third largest town in the county, serves as the county seat and is sixty-five miles north of Austin. The county's center lies at approximately 31°02' north latitude and 97°30' east longitude. Interstate Highway 35 and State highways 195, 95, and 317 are the major north-south roads in the county; U.S. Highway 190 and State Highway 36 cross the county east and west. Bell County is also served by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the Union Pacific Railroads.
 
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BELL COUNTY COURTHOUSE


 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
 
*  Bartlett (partly in Williamson County)  *  Belton (county seat)  *  Harker Heights  *  Killeen  *
 
*  Little River-Academy  *  Morgan's Point Resort  *  Nolanville  *  Temple  *  Troy  *  Holland  *

*  Rogers  *  Salado  *  Fort Hood (partly in Coryell County)  *  
 
UNINCORPORATED AREAS
 
  Ding Dong  *  Heidenheimer  *  Moffat  *  Pendleton  *  Prairie Dell  *  Seaton  *  Zabcikville  *
 
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Website Updates:
Sept 2017: Death News: DALTON - Submitted by Heather Holley; Website updated and pages are mobile friendly
May 2017: County Records: 1900 List of Fugitives from Justice
Feb 2017:News: PHILLIPS, POWELL, WILSON, LAWRENCE, DAY, POOL, WALDO, SMITH, WELLS, RUSSELL, CRANFILL, RAY, JUSTICE, GRACE, GIDDINGS, TURNER
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Surrounding Counties

 *  McLennan County(north)

Falls County (northeast)

Milam County (southeast)

Coryell County (northwest)

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