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Apple Moving

Stevens Worldwide Van Lines has more than a century of experience in household goods relocation. Started with a horse and wagon in 1905, Stevens has...

US DOT: 72029

MC: 074681

The Moving Service

Killeen Texas moving companies, The Moving Service (also known as DD&K Vanlines) is a family owned and operated business. For over 26 years, we have been specializing in customer...

US DOT: 2276226

Intra: 006608028C

MC: 777534

24 hrs Moving Inc.

24 Hours Moving Inc. is a full service moving and storage company. We are fully licensed and insured. We're your one-stop-shop for everything, from...

US DOT: 1811306

Intra: TXDMV 006563223C

MC: 658304

All State Van Lines Inc.

Experience is our foundation. Having relocated thousands of families across the nation Allstate Van Lines strives to make sure your move is...

US DOT: 1727120

MC: 728127

Moving Around LLC

Killeen TX, At "A Moving Around" we understand the importance of moving not just furniture but the family as well. This major decision must not be taken lightly....

US DOT: 1302391

MC: 504508

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 1930177

MC: 690093

Gouffon Moving & Storage Co, Inc.

Family owned and operated for more than 125 years and spanning four generations, Gouffon Moving & Storage Co. will provide you with the personalized...

US DOT: 553340

Intra: 181859

MC: 273542

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Alaska Terminals, Inc. is based in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska with branch offices in Fairbanks, Alaska as well as in Seattle, Washington. For the...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Hawaiian Van Lines

Movers Killeen TX, We are an interstate moving company specializing in long-distance moves. Please consider using our services if you are moving to Hawaii. We pride...

US DOT: 932259

MC: 401787

Chapman Transfer & Storage

Arpin Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading household goods carriers, celebrates 107 years of continued growth and leadership in the transportation...

US DOT: 49922

MC: 621

Guardian Moving Storage Inc.

Killeen Texas moving quotes, In a world that is quickly becoming a global village, the need for a sophisticated, cost effective and lightning quick international Moving Company...

US DOT: 1580667

MC: 585270

Gulf Moving Systems

Your peace of mind is important to us. That's why we take time to offer so many services. Gulf Moving Systems offers: • Flexible pricing options. We...

US DOT: 2256609

Intra: 005203008C

MC: 770031

Manchester Van Lines

Manchester Vanlines is the company for you. Highest level of service with reasonable pricing is the motto of Manchester Vanlines. Expert advice on...

US DOT: 2162509

MC: 751462

Prime Storage Systems Inc.

Killeen TX, Moving to Hawaii or moving from Hawaii can be just as easy as one, two, three, it all depends on which relocation service you are using. At Prime...

US DOT: 2109775

MC: 735596

Condor Moving Systems

Condor Moving Systems is fully licensed and insured. We are proud members of the American Moving and Storage Association; AMSA and the Southwest...

US DOT: 1126171

MC: 458180

Fort Hood region is a growing, vibrant area that embraces the men and women defending our country and elevates the standard of living of all citizens by offering greater opportunities for employment, education and recreation. With two of the cleanest lakes in Killeen, Texas is home to some of the most beautiful natural resources in the area. Those moving to Killeen will discover that it is located in one of the fastest-growing economic corridors in the nation; located an hour's drive from Austin, three hours from San Antonio, four hours from Houston and three from Dallas.

History:
Killeen's namesake, Frank P. Killeen, was an official of the railroad, serving as assistant general manager in Galveston. Although the railroad had platted the town site several months before, few lots had been sold. However, by 1886, the town boasted a population of 300 and by the end of the 1880's, that figure had climbed to 800. It did not take Killeen long to establish itself as a shipping point for agricultural products grown in about a 20-mile radius. Cotton became king and remained so until the establishment of Camp Hood in 1942. Grain, wool and other farming and ranching products also figured prominently in the economy of the town's first 60 years. In 1930, Killeen's population was 1,200, and in the next 10 years, it climbed to 1,265. Then, two years later, the boom hit with the establishment of Camp Hood, a military post that opened on September 18, 1942, as a tank destroyer center. By 1950, the population had jumped to 7,045. In 1950, the Department of the Army declared the Killeen military installation as a permanent post and it automatically became Fort Hood. Things started to boom for the area. From that day forward, the desire was to make Killeen the best town in the nation for military families to live. This was done by developing the infrastructure of the community while encompassing the military as a part of the Killeen family. With tremendous growth in retail trade and in dining facilities in the decade of the 1990s, Killeen has spread its trade area to cover a 100-mile stretch of Central Texas, and, as it did as an agricultural center, pulling people in to take advantage of the special services the city offers. But all along, from the time of Camp Hood, Killeen's first and foremost concern has been its military neighbor, now Fort Hood, and the many friends that the diverse military population brings, making Killeen a truly cosmopolitan city.

Economy:
This dynamic and culturally diverse region is one of the fastest growing markets in Texas. Located halfway between Dallas and San Antonio on Interstate 35, the region is central to all major Texas markets. The area boasts a vast resource of skilled and educated workers, enhanced by the massive presence of Fort Hood, the largest military installation in the US. Add an attractive wage scale and competitive incentives and Central Texas is the smart choice for business expansions and relocations. The Region has a small professional related services sector. Unfortunately, it appears that the area has lost a number of professional related jobs since 2004, as this sector declined from eight percent to six percent today. Conversely, other industries sector grew considerably in the past few years.

Tourism:
For the golfer, head to Killeen Municipal Golf Course. A well-maintained golf course, Killeen Municipal is the perfect place to play a round with friends or work on your short game. Or, you can get a round in at one of 7 other terrific courses located within a 15 mile radius of Killeen. Next, the Fourth Infantry Division Museum traces the patriotic history of the Fourth Infantry Division Fort Hood, is currently the largest military installation in the World. It is home to the 1st Cavalry Division and 4th Infantry Division, Headquarters Command III Corps and 3rd Signal Brigade. This 340-square mile installation paints a picture that is a combination of rich history and 21st century technology. Two exceptional museums tell the story of the 1st Cavalry Division and the 4th Infantry Division. Exhibits featuring General Patton speaking to his troops, photos, memorabilia of Elvis's time here, and Desert Storm, are highlighted in the museums displaying the proud history of Fort Hood. Bring the entire family for a variety of fun and educational activities and exhibits.

  • There are approximately 100 churches in Killeen represent more than 20 denominations.
  • Fort Hood is big and boasts of being the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services.

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