Located in the heart of Texas among the wooded hills and rolling plains, Belton radiates the romance of the Old West. Once a regional center for the cattle boom, this city became a strategic stopping point for cattle along the historic Chisholm Trail. It is the sort of place where your neighbor knows your name and your employer knows your kids. It’s home to approximately 20,000 people and new residents are continually drawn in because of it’s exceptional schools and picturesque parks. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is also located in Belton. The city is on the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and Waco and is the seat of Bell County. Much like Temple, Belton provides small town charm but with big city amenities right nearby.
Evidenced by the city’s many historic homes and commercial buildings, Belton’s past is both long and distinctive. The Bell County Courthouse, built in 1885, is surrounded by charming storefronts that characterize the historic commercial district of the city. The city also abounds with parks and recreational opportunities. It is literally surrounded my natural beauty with over 160 acres of parkland located throughout the city. The striking 1.5 mile Nolan Creek Hike and Bike Trail winds through central Belton. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a stroll on the scenic trail as it makes its way through three city parks and offers lovely views of the Nolan Creek.
The school district (BISD) is comprised of 2 high schools, 3 middle schools, and 9 elementary schools. In addition to the district and all of its campuses receiving the Texas Education Agency’s highest accountability rating (met standard) based on student performance on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, both Belton High School & Belton New Tech High School have been included on lists of the nation’s best high schools compiled by US News & World Report and Newsweek.
A modern city with an appreciation for the past, it is the perfect place for those who long to live in the lovely Central Texas terrain. From new subdivisions offering contemporary homes in beautiful settings, to historic neighborhoods with stately homes, there is real estate available in Belton to meet the needs of any budget or personal taste.
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