Welcome to Belton
Charming and quaint, this lakeside town has a rich cultural presence and vital business corridor.
Situated along the banks of the Leon River in the rapidly growing Central Corridor of Texas, Belton Real Estate is located approximately 127 miles south of Dallas/Fort Worth and 60 miles north of Austin. Set atop a backdrop of rolling plains and wooded hills, two large lakes are located just 10 minutes away from the city’s downtown.
Home of The University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton has a rich cultural history chronicled at the Bell County Museum. The town square, beautified and cultivated by the Belton Economic Development Corporation, features many local and national businesses. A strong sense of community is Belton’s best feature.
What to Love
- Set atop a backdrop of rolling plains and wooded hills
- Features a rich cultural history
- Home to many local and national business
People & Lifestyle
Families maintain a strong presence here. Many young and established families are drawn Homes for sale in Belton due to its excellent school system and creative community events.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Belton is full of dining options. Local favorites include The Gin at Nolan Creek
, which grills its food over an open fire fed by seasoned mesquite hardwood, Dead Fish Grill
, a long-standing lakefront venue offering seafood and Southern comfort food, La Luncheonette
, a restaurant born from a food truck, this hotspot serves Mexican craft food and Mediterranean-inspired dishes.
Things to Do
One Community One Day
: This community-wide service project is organized by Belton’s YAC and the Parks and Recreation Department. The goal is to assist Belton residents with yard work, painting, or minor repairs. Residents apply for assistance at the Harris Community Center or online through the city’s website. Following a review process, homes are selected for assistance.
Soggy Doggy Day
: Right after Harris Community Park’s Splash Pad closes to humans for the season, and it’s fenced off for this canine event.
Family Fishin’ Fun
: An annual family-friendly event along the banks of Nolan Creek, which is stocked with rainbow trout from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Rainbow Trout Program.
Belton is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Belton ISD: Serving over 11,500 students on 15 campuses.
- Temple ISD: Serving over 8,500 students in grades Pre-K through 12, with rich offerings in advanced academics, athletics, career and technology programs, fine arts, and foreign language.