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CopperasCove-EDC.com is the official website of the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation.
Copperas Cove, part of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA, is in one of the fastest growing markets in the state of Texas. Located just off the high-tech corridor between Dallas and Austin, it is rapidly becoming the preferred location for back office, light industries, and retail operations. Its one-hour proximity to Austin lends itself as an ideal location for expanding high-tech companies and their suppliers.
Our friendly community is nestled between five hills in Central Texas. Over the years, the citizens of Copperas Cove have retained a small town atmosphere of friendliness and neighborliness. Known as the “Gateway to the Texas Hill Country”, Copperas Cove’s countryside is dotted with beautiful native flowers and abundant wildlife.
High performance comes naturally. Known as "The City Built for Family Living", Copperas Cove, Texas is dedicated to improving the quality of life for its citizens and businesses. It's the place that raised a Heisman trophy winner and it's where your business can excel.
Despite steady growth over the past 20 years, Copperas Cove remains rural and friendly with a population of 32,000. Cost of living is less than 82% of the national average. Citizens and businesses have easy access to modern health care facilities and world class education, including Texas A&M University Central Texas, Central Texas College, and academically recognized Copperas Cove I.S.D.
Copperas Cove is located immediately adjacent to Fort Hood, a 340 square mile military installation (214,968 acres.) Fort Hood is the only post in the United States capable of stationing and training two Armored Divisions. The annual impact of Fort Hood on the Central Texas economy is more tha $7.1 billion. A large percentage of these highly trained and highly skilled soldiers that exit the military prefer to remain in our area.