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Bell County, Texas


Page Contents for Killeen, Texas

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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Killeen is approximately 63,535 (1990), 127921 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,439 (1990), 48052 (2010).
The amount of land area in Killeen is 71.677 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.084 sq kilometers.
The distance from Killeen to Washington DC is 1322 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Killeen is positioned 31.09 degrees north of the equator and 97.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on U.S. 190, a part of the Ports to Plains Highway which connects the heartland of Texas to the coast. It is north of Austin and south of Waco.
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History & History Related Items

Killeen Texas was named for a civil engineer of the Santa Fe Railroad in 1882. It is a large city in Bell County and home to Central Texas College and Tarleton StateUniversity Center, Central Texas.
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Fort Hood

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 post is 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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Killeen Chamber

The Chamber of Commerce is located in the restored Santa Fe Railroad depot at 1 Santa Fe Plaza.

Killeen Organizations

The Chamber of Commerce is located in the restored Santa Fe Railroad depot at 1 Santa Fe Plaza.

Killeen Schools

Killeen Independent School District
200 North W.S. Young Drive
Killeen, Texas 76543
Phone: 254-501-0000

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