Bellaire, Texas

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City of Bellaire
The Bellaire water tower, commemorating the city's little league team
The Bellaire water tower, commemorating the city's little league team
Location in Harris County and the state of Texas
Location in Harris County and the state of Texas
Coordinates: 29°42′25.54″N 95°28′2.59″W / 29.7070944°N 95.4673861°W / 29.7070944; -95.4673861Coordinates: 29°42′25.54″N 95°28′2.59″W / 29.7070944°N 95.4673861°W / 29.7070944; -95.4673861
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHarris
IncorporatedJune 24, 1918
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Andrew S. Friedberg
Trisha S. Pollard
Gus E. Pappas
Pat McLaughlan
Michael Fife
David R. Montague
Neil Verma
 • City ManagerPaul Hofmann
Area
 • Total3.60 sq mi (9.32 km2)
 • Land3.60 sq mi (9.32 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
43 ft (13.1 m)
Population
 • Total16,855
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
18,971
 • Density5,274.12/sq mi (2,036.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
77401-77402
Area code(s)281, 346, 713, 832
FIPS code48-07300[4]
GNIS feature ID1330381[5]
Website[1]

Bellaire is a city in southwest Harris County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.[6] As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city population was 16,855. It is surrounded by the cities of Houston and West University Place.

Bellaire is known as the "City of Homes," owing to its mostly residential character;[7] however, there are offices along the 610 Loop within the city limits.

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "State and County Quick Facts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 10, 2012. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Bellaire, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved on January 24, 2010.
  7. ^ Mayor Cindy Siegel's State of the City Address Archived 2009-02-27 at the Wayback Machine. [sic] City of Bellaire. Retrieved on November 14, 2008.

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