Bellata lies 48 kilometres north of Narrabri and 54 kilometres south of Moree on the Newell Highway. A rich agricultural region it is also known for its minerals such as petrified and opalised wood and agate.
The Bellata area is responsible for the production of some of the best Prime Hard wheat in Australia and has large grain storage complex and silos. The countryside has beautiful rich soils and undulating land.
Bellata has a primary school, nine-hole golf course, roadhouse and memorial hall.