Grow Your Business in MPR


Morgan’s Point Resort (MPR) is a very small city located in Bell County along the shores of Lake Belton.  The City Council declared a population of just over 5,000 in 2022.  It is within easy commuting distance from Temple, Belton and even the Kileen/Fort Hood area.  Many veterans stay in the area and make up 18.3% of the MPR population.   The overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.  Poverty rate is 1.7% compared to the rest of Texas (14.2%).  MPR is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. 8.57% of people work from home. 35.64% of adults in MPR have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.  The median household income is $74,423 (average family size is 3.27%) compared to Texas ($63,826).  MPR is a very ethnically diverse city.  The most common language spoken in MPR is English, followed by Spanish and West Germanic languages.

Doing Business in Morgan’s Point Resort

The City of Morgan’s Point Resort is business friendly and supports business opportunities while honoring its small-town roots.  In 2021, the MPR Business Network was organized- a volunteer committee of the MPR EDC and is open to business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs.  There is no cost to join! The Network meets monthly for a social and discussion on “Everything MPR”.  The City Manager attends and will let us know how “city hall” can help our businesses grow and prosper” The Network publishes a newsletter “The Lakeside Write-up”. To have a copy sent to your email address, contact Linda.  

Developing in MPR “Start.Locate.Expand”

 Morgan’s Point Resort Building and Business Regulations/Ordinances 

Click here for city forms (building permits etc.)
Click here for Bell County Health District for rules and regulations for septic systems.
Morgan’s Point Resort City Maps
Morgan’s Point Resort GIS mapping system
BEll cad commercial property search in Morgan’s Point Resort 

Short Term Rentals

Airbnb bans parties


Underbrush land clearing
Internet providers

MPR is a nature-based community

Rare, threatened and endangered species
Protected species in Texas

Environmental resources

FEMA National Risk Index for Bell County, Texas
FEMA- find a flood map
Long-range flood risk
MPR watershed viewer
Drinking water mapping-waterways