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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.

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Killeen location: 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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Killeen history:

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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Killeen attractions:

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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