UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 19,000 in the heart of Central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community, with easy access to five major metro areas: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston.
Located 55 miles north of Austin and 40 miles south of Waco, Belton boasts a downtown historic district, Victorian era homes, and over 160 historical markers in the city and surrounding areas. For recreation, Belton’s bodies of water include Belton Lake, a fisher’s and boater’s haven, and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, which is rated one of the top lakes in Texas for water quality. The climate is mild to hot, with winter low temperatures averaging in the 40’s and summertime highs in the 90’s. For more information on the local area, visit www.seebelton.com and www.discovertemple.com.