Bell County, Texas

Located in the heart of Central Texas, Bell County offers a little bit of everything: small town ch Within our county are several popular tourist spots, including beautiful lakes, acres of park land, the Bell County Expo Center, and several historic museums and villages.

Operating as usual

04/15/2022

After a disaster, scam artists, identity thieves, and other criminals often attempt to take advantage of survivors. We encourage anyone affected by this week's tornados to watch for and report any suspicious activity.

Here are a few ways you can identify and report disaster fraud immediately.

04/13/2022

Bell County Judge David Blackburn Gives Update on Salado Tornado

Bell County Press Conference

04/13/2022

Salado tornado update

04/13/2022

Bell County Judge David Blackburn gives update on Salado tornado.

04/13/2022

Bell County Judge David Blackburn will be conducting a press conference at 10:04 with update on this evening severe weather event. Stay tuned for that live feed.

iSTAT Damage Surveys 03/22/2022

iSTAT Damage Surveys

Residents and businesses that experienced damage from last night's storms are encouraged to report it to the state using the TDEM Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT) Damage Survey at

iSTAT Damage Surveys Texas Division of Emergency Management Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool Surveys

03/01/2022

UPDATE: Polling Site 038, located within the West Bell Water Supply Office (4201 Chaparral Rd, Killeen, TX 76542), is back in operation.

Bell County, TX 03/01/2022

Bell County, TX

Please be advised, Voting Center 038, located in the located within the West Bell Water Supply Office (4201 Chaparral Rd in Killeen), due to a vehicle accident in front of the facility. Officials hope to have the site reopened shortly. In the meantime, visit BellCountyTX.gov/voting to locate an alternate voting location near you.

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Bell County, TX 02/23/2022

Bell County, TX

Bell County offices will not open until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 24, due to inclement weather. Additionally, all early voting locations in the county will delay opening to the public until noon to allow election workers time to prepare the sites. Voting locations will close at 7:00 p.m. tomorrow.

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Bell County, TX 02/20/2022

Bell County, TX

The Bell County Museum is proud to present Wild Focus: Twenty-five Years of Texas Parks & Wildlife Photography, a new exhibit on display featuring 35 images from local photography legend Earl Nottingham.

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Bell County, TX 02/18/2022

Bell County, TX

Bell County will be hosting a DSHS Regional Infusion Centers (RIC) in Killeen. Beginning immediately, the center will offer antibody treatments to patients prescribed them by health care providers.

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02/02/2022

Bell County offices will remain closed, Friday, February 4, due to inclement weather. Watch the Bell County website or this page for updates.

Photos from Bell County, Texas's post 01/05/2022

If you are looking for a COVID-19 test, the City of Killeen, its Emergency Management Department, and the Killeen Independent School District and Texas Military Department have partnered to organize and host a free testing and vaccine site at the former Nolan Middle School this Thursday & Friday and next Monday through Friday from 10AM to 6:30PM.

12/14/2021

The Bell County Elections Department has published Notice of Adoption of Election Precincts. You can review the redistricting results at the link below. While you're at it, be sure to like the Bell County Elections Department page to get updates about upcoming elections.

Photos from Bell County, Texas's post 12/07/2021

Come out to the KWTX Job Fair at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center, meet our amazing recruiters, and learn how you can join the Bell County team. The event runs until 7PM tonight.

11/19/2021

Please provide your input on the FM 2271 Extension Regional Feasibility Study. The virtual public meeting allows you to review potential options for improvements within the region, provide feedback, and take a survey. Visit the virtual public meeting by going to https://bit.ly/3CP3goZ

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps 11/02/2021

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps

Polls across Bell County are still open and will stay open until 7:00 p.m. tonight.

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps Election Day - November 2, 2021 All locations open from 7:00 am to 7:00 p.m.

Photos from City of Killeen, Texas - Government's post 11/02/2021

Photos from City of Killeen, Texas - Government's post

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps 11/02/2021

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps

Happy Election Day! Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 41 locations across Bell County. Unlike previous years, you can vote at any one of them today.

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps Election Day - November 2, 2021 All locations open from 7:00 am to 7:00 p.m.

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps 11/01/2021

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps

Tomorrow is election day. Cast your vote from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at any of the locations on this map.

Bell County 2021 Election Day Polling Locations - Google My Maps Election Day - November 2, 2021 All locations open from 7:00 am to 7:00 p.m.

Daily Early Voter Reports 10/30/2021

Daily Early Voter Reports

More than 5,000 Bell County residents have voted early. You can see daily reports on each day's turnout below.

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Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps 10/29/2021

Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps

Today is the last day for early voting. You can cast your ballot at any of the following locations before 7:00 p.m.

Belton - Bell County Courthouse Annex, 550 East 2nd Ave
Killeen - Bell County Annex, 304 Priest Drive
Killeen -Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd
Temple - Bell County Annex, 205 East Central Ave
Salado - Salado Church of Christ, 217 North Stagecoach
Harker Heights - Parks & Recreation Center, 307 Millers Crossing

Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps October 18, 2021 thru October 22, 2021 (Monday - Friday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm October 23, 2021 (Saturday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm October 24, 2021 (Sunday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm October 25, 2021 thru October 29, 2021 (Monday - Friday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Election Day - November 2, 2021 - 7:00 am - 7:00 p.m.

Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps 10/15/2021

Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps

Early voting begins this Monday and runs through Friday, October 29. Here are the hours of operation each day:

October 18-22, (M - F) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
October 23, (Saturday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
October 24, (Sunday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
October 25-29, (M - F) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Find your nearest voting location on the map below:

Bell County 2021 Early Voting Locations - Google My Maps October 18, 2021 thru October 22, 2021 (Monday - Friday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm October 23, 2021 (Saturday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm October 24, 2021 (Sunday) 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm October 25, 2021 thru October 29, 2021 (Monday - Friday) 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Election Day - November 2, 2021 - 7:00 am - 7:00 p.m.

Birth Certificates 09/16/2021

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Do you know someone who still needs their 1st or 2nd dose? There will be a free, drive-through vaccination clinic at the Bell County Expo this Saturday & Sunday from 10AM to 6PM. No registration is necessary.

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Bell County, TX 09/16/2021

Bell County, TX

Game rooms in Bell County have until 5 PM Friday to submit a complete permit application to the Fire Marshal's Office to avoid having to cease operations. If you have questions about obtaining a permit, please contact the Bell County Fire Marshal's Office by phone (254-933-5589), or by email at [email protected].

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09/01/2021

September is Shaken Baby Syndrome and Child Safety Awareness Month in Bell County. If you are a parent or caregiving struggling with frustration, the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services has resources and tips to help you cope. Remember, never shake a baby. https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/Child_Safety/Resources/shaken_baby_syndrome.asp

08/31/2021

Learn more about the free, mobile testing sites coming to locations across Bell County over the next two weeks.
https://www.bellcountytx.com/publicnotice_detail_T3_R442.php

08/30/2021

Beginning Wednesday, free COVID-19 testing will be available at location around Bell County for the next two weeks. Each of these locations will be open from 10AM to 6PM. You can register ahead at the link below or just show up and be tested.

https://texas.fulgentgenetics.com/appointment/

A map of all mobile testing sites is available below.
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/2/edit?mid=1Rn5AXM1DkCD6Zm4-lmhl0Of22POzb5Ne&usp=sharing

Bell County, TX 08/27/2021

Bell County, TX

If you need a free COVID-19 test or you still need your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, you can come to the Bell County Expo this weekend from 10AM to 7PM. Both tests and vaccines are completely free, and neither require you to register in advance.

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Photos from Bell County Sheriff's Department's post 08/27/2021

Photos from Bell County Sheriff's Department's post

Timeline photos 08/26/2021

If you are looking to get tested for COVID-19, the City of Temple is hosting a free, drive-through testing site in the parking lot of Wilson Park, weekdays from 10AM to 6PM. No registration or reservation needed!

Free COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing will be available Monday-Friday starting Aug. 26 in the parking lot next to Wilson Park. No registration is required. Residents are encouraged to bring an ID.

08/19/2021
08/18/2021

Do you still need a shot or do you need a test for COVID-19? The City of Killeen is partnering with agencies from the state to host both a vaccine clinic and testing site at the Killeen Special Events Center this Thursday to Saturday and again next Thursday to Saturday.



The City of Killeen will begin offering free tests AND vaccines for the COVID-19 virus tomorrow, August 19th!

The Vaccine Drive-Thru will be over the next, two weeks at the Killeen Special Events Center (3301 S. WS Young Drive) each Thursday – Saturday from 9a.m. – 7p.m. through Aug. 28.

*Reminder-- Residents can text their zip code to GETVAX (438829), for a list of nearby locations to receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot.

Photos from Bell County Public Health District's post 08/17/2021

This weekend there will once again be a vaccination clinic operating out of the Rest Area off of I-35 in Salado. Come get your shot!

Find COVID-19 vaccine locations near you 08/17/2021

Find COVID-19 vaccine locations near you

Find COVID-19 vaccine locations near you Vaccines.gov helps you find clinics, pharmacies, and other locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.

Videos (show all)

Bell County Judge David Blackburn Gives Update on Salado Tornado
Bell County Press Conference
Bell County Announces Vaccine Partnership with Local Hospitals
Vaccination Hub Press Conference
Press Conference on High Hospitalization
COVID-19 Press Conference 12/29/2020

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Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm