Texas Bell County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Bell County, TX. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Texas Bell County.

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1. Library System BJ HILL LIBRARY
Street Address: 402 W Travis St, Holland, TX 76534
Phone Number: (254) 657-2884 Bell 1,800 1,800

2. Central Library BJ HILL LIBRARY
Street Address: 402 W Travis St, Holland, TX 76534
Phone Number: (254) 657-2884 Bell N/A N/A

3. Branch Library COPPER MOUNTAIN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 3000 S Ws Young Dr, Killeen, TX 76542
Phone Number: (254) 501-7871 Bell N/A N/A

4. Central Library HARKER HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 E Beeline Ln, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone Number: (254) 699-5008 Bell N/A N/A

5. Library System HARKER HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 E Beeline Ln, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone Number: (254) 699-5008 Bell 59,540 45,707

6. Library System KILLEEN CITY LIBRARY SYSTEM
205 E Church St, Killeen, TX 76541
Phone Number: (254) 501-8994 Bell 282,314 317,835

7. Central Library KILLEEN CITY LIBRARY SYSTEM
205 E Church St, Killeen, TX 76541
Phone Number: (254) 501-8994 Bell N/A N/A

8. Library System LENA ARMSTRONG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 E 1st Ave, Belton, TX 76513
Phone Number: (254) 933-5832 Bell 44,711 25,580

9. Central Library LENA ARMSTRONG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 301 E 1st Ave, Belton, TX 76513
Phone Number: (254) 933-5832 Bell N/A N/A

10. Library System SALADO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1151 N Main St, Salado, TX 76571
Phone Number: (254) 947-9191 Bell 29,442 21,210

11. Central Library SALADO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1151 N Main St, Salado, TX 76571
Phone Number: (254) 947-9191 Bell N/A N/A

12. Library System TEINERT MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 337 N Highway 95, Bartlett, TX 76511
Phone Number: (254) 527-3208 Bell 10,102 N/A

13. Central Library TEINERT MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 337 N Highway 95, Bartlett, TX 76511
Phone Number: (254) 527-3208 Bell N/A N/A

14. Library System TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 W Adams Ave, Temple, TX 76501
Phone Number: (254) 298-5556 Bell 447,993 326,807

15. Central Library TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 100 W Adams Ave, Temple, TX 76501
Phone Number: (254) 298-5556 Bell N/A N/A

16. Bookmobile TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
100 W Adams Ave, Temple, TX 76501
Phone Number: (254) 298-5288 Bell N/A N/A

Overview of Bell County, Texas

Bell County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 237,974. Its county seat is Belton. Bell is named for Peter Hansborough Bell, the third governor of Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,818 km² (1,088 mi²). 2,745 km² (1,060 mi²) of it is land and 73 km² (28 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.59% water.

Adjacent counties

  • McLennan County (north)
  • Falls County (northeast)
  • Milam County (southeast)
  • Williamson County (south)
  • Burnet County (southwest)
  • Lampasas County (west)
  • Coryell County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 237,974 people, 85,507 households, and 61,992 families residing in the county. The population density is 87/km² (225/mi²). There are 92,782 housing units at an average density of 34/km² (88/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 63.41% White, 20.43% Black or African American, 0.72% Native American, 2.56% Asian, 0.48% Pacific Islander, 8.54% from other races, and 3.85% from two or more races. 16.68% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 85,507 households out of which 40.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.60% are married couples living together, 12.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.90% under the age of 18, 13.40% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 17.00% from 45 to 64, and 8.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 100.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,872, and the median income for a family is $41,455. Males have a median income of $28,031 versus $22,364 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,219. 12.10% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.30% of those under the age of 18 and 9.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Bartlett
  • Belton
  • Copperas Cove
  • Harker Heights
  • Holland
  • Killeen
  • Little River-Academy
  • Morgan’s Point Resort
  • Nolanville
  • Rogers
  • Salado
  • Temple
  • Troy