Bell County

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Bell County, Texas

PO Box 480
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: (254) 933-5160
Fax: (254) 933-5176

In south-central TX, northeast of Austin; organized Jan 22, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Peter Hansborough Bell (1812-98), governor of TX (1849-53) and U.S. representative from TX (1853-57)

Area (sq mi):: 1087.93 (land 1059.72; water 28.21) Population per square mile: 241.60
Population 2005: 256,057 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 7.60%; 1990-2000 24.50% Population 2000: 237,974 (White 57.30%; Black or African American 20.40%; Hispanic or Latino 16.70%; Asian 2.60%; Other 13.60%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,219; median household $36,872; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,776-$26,412
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Killeen (96,943)
  • Temple (54,505)
  • Harker Heights (20,255)
  • Belton County seat (14,838)

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    Bell County, Kentucky

    PO Box 157
    Pineville, KY 40977
    Phone: (606) 337-6143
    Fax: (606) 337-5415

    On southeastern border of KY, west of Harlan; organized as Josh Bell County Feb 28, 1867 from Knox and Harlan counties; name shortened 1872. Name Origin: For Joshua Fry Bell (1811-70), KY legislator and U.S. representative (1845-47)

    Area (sq mi):: 361.35 (land 360.77; water 0.58) Population per square mile: 82.20
    Population 2005: 29,665 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 -4.60% Population 2000: 30,060 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.00
    Income 2000: per capita $11,526; median household $19,057; Population below poverty level: 31.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,574-$17,788
    Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Middlesborough (10,192)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    She loved animals and every morning she would go out and put wild bird seed out on a metal roof of a little work shed they had there and feed then birds," Bell County coroner Jay Steele, who has known the couple for the last 30 years, told ABC affiliate (http://www.
    Late in the day, a lawyer for the NAACP started making its case against the state House map, opening with testimony on coalition districts in Bell County - one of several claims they've raised against house districts across the state.
    A former mine foreman in Bell County, Kentucky, has pleaded guilty to violating federal mine safety regulations that contributed to an October 2014 worker death.
    Headquartered in Winchester, Kentucky, the company owns approximately 2,600 miles of natural gas gathering, transmission, distribution, and storage service lines; and holds leases for the storage of natural gas under 8,000 acres located in Bell County, Kentucky.
    The Bell County Attorney's Office filed suit to collect the unpaid taxes on the property 11 years ago.
    Two jurisdictions in 2014 -- Bell County, Texas and Montgomery County, Ohio -- each incurred 2 dog bite fatalities.
    a leading provider of NG9-1-1 and incident management software for the public safety industry, announced today that it has recently deployed its Next Generation E9-1-1 Call Taking solution to Bell County Communications (BCC), located in Belton, TX.
    AP) -- A group of students is documenting the tales of Bell County residents for an ongoing history project, and some of it could make its way into a stage performance.
    COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Former University of Texas running back Ramonce Taylor pleaded guilty to marijuana possession stemming from his May 14 arrest, Bell County District Attorney Henry Garza's office said.
    But what particularly struck him as odd was the realisation that Middlesboro, Kentucky is in S Bell County.