The city of Bellmead has a total area of 16 sq. km. and is situated 437 ft. above sea level. It is located in the County of Mc Lennan, and part of Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its proximity to Waco has facilitated the growth of industries related to automotive, health services, food and beverages, petroleum and education. The city of Bellmead has developed around service industries and retail businesses. Local residents are indulged in convenience stores, restaurants, auto repair and service, supplies of medical equipments and service stations, contributing to the local economy.