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Welcome to Bellaire ...

The city of Bellaire is located in Harris County<1>.

The location of Bellaire has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bellaire has a population of 18,971 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bellaire.

Bellaire is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bellaire lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bellaire is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<5>, (713) and (832).

The ZIP codes for Bellaire: 77401-77402<6>

Websites for Bellaire ...

Official Website: www.ci.bellaire.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bellaire had an population of 18,971 people. This is an increase of 12.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bellaire had a population of 16,855 people. This makes Bellaire the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Bellaire represents 0.07% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,855 people, the population of Bellaire increased 7.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,642 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bellaire.

Communities Also Named Bellaire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Bellaire: This one is located in Harris County and the other is located in Hidalgo County.

Beyond Texas, there are 12 communities that are also named Bellaire - they are located in Arkansas, California, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bellaire.

Communities near Bellaire ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bellaire.

  • Houston [Harris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
    • Houston [Harris County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Bellaire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,320,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<8>
  • Pasadena [Harris County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasadena
    • Pasadena [Harris County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Bellaire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 151,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena<8>
  • Pearland [Brazoria County]
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    • Pearland [Brazoria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Bellaire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearland<8>
  • Sugar Land [Fort Bend County]
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    • Sugar Land [Fort Bend County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Bellaire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 118,488 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Land have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Land
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Land<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Missouri City [Fort Bend County]
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      • Missouri City [Fort Bend County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 75,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missouri City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missouri City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Missouri City<8>
    • South Houston [Harris County]
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      • South Houston [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Houston<8>
    • Stafford [Fort Bend County]
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      • Stafford [Fort Bend County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stafford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stafford<8>
    • Manvel [Brazoria County]
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      • Manvel [Brazoria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<8>
    • Richmond [Fort Bend County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Fort Bend County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<8>
    • Galena Park [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena Park
      • Galena Park [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Bellaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galena Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena Park<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bellaire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bellaire.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bellaire. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bellaire.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bellaire. See our Newspapers Page for Bellaire.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bellaire ...

Looking for more information about Bellaire? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bellaire, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bellaire.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Harris County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bellaire: www.ci.bellaire.tx.us/

The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Harris, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bellaire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellaire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Bellaire, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bellaire). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bellaire or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Bellaire includes: 77401 & 77402.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bellaire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bellaire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bellaire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bellaire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7039, Longitude: -95.4622       In this case, the coordinates for Bellaire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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