Community Description

Harker Heights, a city in Bell County, Texas, is located near Fort Hood, a major United States Army post that was designated a permanent military facility in 1950. As of the 2010 census there were 26,700 people, 9,488 households, and 7,139 families residing in the city.  The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters.

Features and Attractions

  • Stillhouse Hollow Lake … a US Army Corps of Engineers maintained lake that contains some of the cleanest waters in the State of Texas.  Stillhouse provides an excellent resource for activities such as fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking, hunting, camping and swimming.


City of Harker Heights

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