Fort Hood, one of the
largest military installations in the
world, covers a total of 340 square
miles and is located in Central Texas
between Killeen and Copperas Cove.
It is approximately 60 miles north of
Austin, the state capital.
The local economy for
the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area is
above average for the country as shown
in the Milken Institute Best-Performing
Cities Index of the 200 largest metros
where it ranked #5 for 2011.
The climate in Central Texas is warm in
the winter and hot in the summer making
it a great place for outdoor activities.
There are lakes nearby that offer year
round outdoor recreation activities.
The Bell County Expo center hosts
several events year round including the
Central State Fair, great music,
championship rodeos, and exciting