Belton is located in the heart of Texas among rolling plains, wooded hills, rivers, and lakes. Belton has a rich history that radiates the romance of the Old West. Over 160 historical markers are evidence of the city’s historic past. Belton is home to the University of Mary Hardin–Baylor and Bell County Museum that preserves the local heritage and history of the area. Nearby Belton Lake reservoir provides water and flood control but also plenty of opportunities for recreation, especially boating and fishing, and beautiful sunsets.
Belton living offers highly-rated school districts with a dense suburban feel and glimpses of rural landscape due to Belton Lake and the surrounding nature preserves. Belton is home to multiple parks that attract many families and young professionals to the area.