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Bellville is a city in Austin County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Thomas Bell, landholder.

The latitude of Bellville is 29.95N. The longitude is -96.256W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,157.


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Median household income
Local
$40,806
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bellville demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Austin County Fair - Oct. 10-14, 2007
  • Fruehling Saengerfest - April 29, 2007
  • Bluegrass & Gospel Music Festival - Oct. 25-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bellville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: County Jail Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bellville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Austin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77418 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Bellville residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bellville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bellville was $17,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

25% of Bellville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bellville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.


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Libraries in Bellville include Bellville Public Library ... View libraries

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Austin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bellville political report.

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The average commute time for Bellville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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