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Bellaire, Texas

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The location of Bellaire

Welcome to Bellaire ...

The city of Bellaire is located in Harris County.

The location of Bellaire has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bellaire has a population of 18,797 people<2> (see below for details).

Bellaire is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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)<4>, (713) and (832).

The ZIP codes for Bellaire: 77401-77402<5>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 15,642 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bellaire had an population of 18,797 people. This is an increase of 11.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bellaire ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bellaire and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Galena Park   [Map]   10,989   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Houston   [Map]   2,312,717   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jacinto City   [Map]   10,661   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Missouri City   [Map]   74,497   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pasadena   [Map]   153,520   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pearland   [Map]   119,940   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bellaire. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bellaire.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bellaire:

Websites for Bellaire ...

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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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bellaire.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bellaire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Of the area codes for Bellaire, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.

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<5>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.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bellaire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bellaire. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bellaire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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