Welcome to Killeen...
...home to the largest military installation in the country, Fort Hood. Killeen is a place for people who appreciate strong American values and worldly connections; where the character of the American Soldier permeates the community so that freedom has a face, and pride is personal.
Conveniently located in Central Texas, Killeen is within driving distance to all of Texas' major cities: one and half hours to Austin, less than two and half hours to both Dallas and San Antonio, and less than three and a half hours to Houston. But there is no need to leave the city to find plenty of things to do. Killeen is a vibrant and diverse town with many opportunities for recreation, entertainment, leisure activities, fine dining, arts and culture, and community events.
Killeen also offers its citizens topnotch healthcare, a dedicated and diligent police force and fire department, higher education opportunities, and wonderful city services. Even with all these amenities Killen has been able to maintain a low cost of living, including affordable and available housing.
Along with the prestigious Certified Retirement Community designation, Killeen has also been garnering nationwide attention as a strong economy and a great place to live. In 2010 Killeen was named one of the top places in the country for military retirement, the best overall business climate in the nation, one of the best small cities in the country for job growth and 13th in the nation and first in Texas for residents being satisfied with their well being and enjoying the highest quality of life.
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Killeen... where freedom grows!