Introduction to Bellaire, Texas
Bellaire, Texas, in Harris county, is 7 miles SW of Houston, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Houston metropolitan area with. Bellaire's population is approximately 15,642.
Bellaire was established in 1908 by William Wright Baldwin, the president of the South End Land Company. Bellaire was formed on what was earlier the site of William Marsh Rice's 9,449-acre ranch. According to Baldwin, the town was named "Bellaire" because of its breezes. Bellaire was finally incorporated as a city in 1918, ten years after its establishment.
Bellaire and nearby Attractions
- Bellaire Zindler Park
- Vic Driscoll Park
- Richmond Plaza Baptist Church
- Candace U Simmons Track and Field Complex
- Russ Pitman Park
- Jacquet Park
Things To Do In Bellaire
Bellaire has several parks, which are ideal destinations for the enjoyment of a variety of recreational activities. The Bellaire Zindler Park includes two well-lighted tennis courts, a neighborhood pool, a gazebo, a jogging trail, a picnic area and a playground.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the nearest major airport.
Bellaire Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by institutes like Coastal Bend College, Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.