Introduction to Belton, Texas
Belton was originally founded in 1850 as the county seat for Bell County. Within ten years, the region had a school, courthouse, hotel, church, saloon, stores and other businesses. The courthouse that stands in the town today was built in 1886. The Baylor Female College, later renamed the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, was chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas.
Belton and nearby Attractions
- Bell County Expo Center
- Bell County Museum
- KOA Campgrounds
- Valley Arts Studio
- Kinkade Thomas at RMK Galleries
- Miller Fine Art Gallery
Things To Do In Belton
There are several well-maintained parks, which make for good picnic and recreational spots. The Bell County Museum is another must-visit place in Belton. Here you can enjoy the collection of historical artifacts of the Bell County area.
Air transportation in the region is provided by Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport.
Belton Higher Education
Students seeking higher education can enroll in the local University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Other institutes nearby include Temple College and Central Texas College.