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Copperas Cove
Chambers, Texas







Page Contents for Copperas Cove, Texas

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Location

History & History-related items

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Copperas Cove is approximately 24,079 1990, 32032 2010.
The approximate number of families is 9,307 1990, 11858 2010.
The amount of land area in Copperas Cove is 24.279 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Copperas Cove to Washington DC is 1331 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 56 miles. (as the crow flies)
Copperas Cove is positioned 31.11 degrees north of the equator and 97.90 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Copperas Cove average annual precipitation is 30-35 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 49 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 94 degrees F.

Location

approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin and 50 miles south of Waco. 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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Weather


generally warm. Changes in weather conditions are frequent.
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History & History Related Items

Copperas Cove has a rich history, beginning with settlement in the 1840's, soon after Texas declared its independence. In the late 1800's, people came to Cove for the prime cattle grazing land and the use of the Santa Fe Railroad. The natural basin formed by the five surrounding hills provided a gathering place for their cattle. In the early 1900's, people settled here for commerce and farming. Today, Copperas Cove is part of the large military and business activity in the area. Its citizens are excited about its bright future and proud of the community's dedication to a better tomorrow.
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Copperas Cove

Miscellany

Copperas Cove is in the Central Time zone.

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