What's it like to live in Belton, TX?

    Located in the center of Bell County, Belton is a quaint college town locally known for its beautiful lakes, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and outstanding school district.

    Belton Independent School District operates two High Schools, three Middle Schools, and nine Elementary Schools. The district has received many accolades including the Texas Education Agency’s highest accountability rating, one of the “nation’s best high schools” compiled by US News & World Report and Newsweek, and recognition for Apple Distinguished Schools.

    The historic University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus is a private Christian University that awards degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels.

    The Belton Lake, Leon River, and surrounding hiking trails and parks are the ultimate recreational spots. Enjoy unparalleled views of the city as you walk along the Nolan creek while taking breaks to read about the historic Chisholm Trail or stop and listen to the live music at the Band Shell. The historic downtown area with its many restaurants and shops, the Bell County Museum, and the beautiful Grand Avenue Movie Theater keep Belton residents busy year round!