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Fort Hood
Bell County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Fort Hood is approximately 35,580 (1990), 29589 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,618 (1990), 6282 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fort Hood is 39.195 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Fort Hood is 339 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.136 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Hood to Washington DC is 1324 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 57 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Hood is positioned 31.13 degrees north of the equator and 97.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fort Hood average annual precipitation is 30-35 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 49 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 94 degrees F.


approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco. The city of Killeen borders Fort Hood to the east and Copperas Cove borders Fort Hood to the west. Access to the post is from IH-35 to U.S.Highway 190 West, at Belton, toward Killeen.
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generally warm. Changes in weather conditions are frequent.
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History & History Related Items

Fort Hood, Texas, is a 339 square mile installation surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, and an abundance of wildlife. The Fort Hood area consists of a cluster of small towns that take great pride in the community spirit. The first train steamed into town in May 1882, giving birth to the city of Killeen. The railroad positioned Killeen as the central shipping point for the surrounding agricultural area. Throughout the late 1800s up to 1942, Killeen remained a small but bustling rural community of less than 2,000 residents. In 1950, Killeen's future was secured when Congress designated Camp Hood as Fort Hood, a permanent installation.
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Fort Hood official site

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Fort Hood City Government

Fort Hood official site
To contact the Fort Hood Telephone Operator
(254) 287-1110 or DSN 737-1110
Phone: 254-287-7472 (DSN 737-7472)

Fort Hood Libraries

Casey Memorial Library
761st & 62nd Battln Bldg 2805
Fort Hood, TX 76544
Phone: 254-287-0025

Fort Hood Schools

St Mary's University
Bldg 211
Fort Hood, TX 76544
Phone: 254-532-8331

Texas State Technical College
Bldg 211
Fort Hood, TX 76544
Phone: 254-532-8782 Fort Hood


Fort Hood is in the Central Time Zone.

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