Killeen is located east of and adjacent to Fort Hood with a current population of approximately 154,000. The Killeen Independent School District (KISD) serves the Fort Hood, Killeen, Harker heights, and Nolanville area with approximately 44,000 students enrolled.

Additionally, the City of Killeen operates the Stonetree Golf Club with an  18-hole golf course, and has  numerous recreation parks, walking trails, dog parks, and many other activities available for all ages.