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The Killeen Independent School District serves the City of Killeen, Fort Hood, Harker Heights and Nolanville. This central Texas metropolitan area is located in Bell County, between Waco and Austin, Texas.

The City of Killeen was founded in 1882 by the Santa Fe Railroad and named in honor of an employee of the railroad, Frank P. Killeen. Established in 1942, Killeen’s northern neighbor is the U.S Army post Fort Hood. The largest armored military installation in the United States. Killeen’s eastern neighbors are the City of Harker Heights and the City of Nolanville.

Some of the big city attractions Killeen has to offer include a mall, a “restaurant row”, service clubs and organizations, churches, parks, sport complex, senior centers, libraries, golf courses, lakes, auto racetrack, arts center, civic and conference center, hotels, airport and hospitals.

The Community Links section contains additional resources that may be helpful to families relocating to the Killeen area.