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Area Overview

Located in Central Texas, Temple is home to 70,000+. Temple is part of Bell County with a population of 327,000. Temple is strategically located along on Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 190. Temple is linked to major Texas cities including Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston.

Originally a railroad town, Temple continues to be situated as a growing transportation and distribution hub, manufacturing center and a highly regarded medical community with the only level 1 trauma center between Austin and Dallas.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Temple is centrally located to benefit from amenities of the region whether it is a zoo in Waco, or a planetarium in Killeen, or a museum in Austin. Temple boasts of a city park system second to none with a hike/bike trail that connects east to west, north to south. A part of the 45 city parks are frisbee golf, splash parks, playgrounds, picnic tables and more. Nearby Lake Belton offers outdoor recreation with fishing, trails, boating and parks. State Parks are numerous and within a short drive.

Shopping opportunities range from big names like Macy's, Dillards, JC Penneys, WalMart, Lowe's and Home Depot, to small locally owned shops. A new IMAX enhances the cinema experience at Temple Mall. The new Cinemark and Grand Avenue Theatres round out the movie going opportunities.

A variety of excellent national chain restaurants and local eateries can satisfy any palate. Life long learning opportunities are available through offerings from Temple College. Large concerts, conventions, festivals and events are held at various locations like the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, or the Santa Fe Plaza located in historic downtown Temple.

Cultural Activities





Temple again has three local museums, a cultural activities center, two convention centers providing entertainment, symphony orchestra, community theatre, jazz festival, and more because of our central and strategic location. Several business venues also offer entertainment on a regular basis.

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Temple is centrally located to benefit from amenities of the region whether it is a zoo in Waco, or a planetarium in Killeen, or a museum in Austin. Temple boasts of a city park system second to none with a hike/bike trail that connects east to west, north to south. A part of the 45 city parks are frisbee golf, splash parks, playgrounds, picnic tables and more. Nearby Lake Belton offers outdoor recreation with fishing, trails, boating and parks. State Parks are numerous and within a short drive.

Shopping opportunities range from big names like Macy's, Dillards, JC Penneys, WalMart, Lowe's and Home Depot, to shall locally owned shops. A new IMAX enhances the cinema experience at Temple Mall. The new Cinemark and Grand Avenue Theatres round out the movie going opportunities.

A variety of excellent national chain restaurants and local eateries can satisfy and palate. Life long learning opportunities are available through offerings from Temple College. Large concerts, conventions, festivals and events are held at various locations like the Frank S. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, or the Santa Fe Plaza located in historic downtown Temple.

Transportation



The HOP is a regional public transportation system that services 9 counties with dedicated routes in Temple. HOP is comitted to serving passages with disabilities.

Austin Bergstrom International Airport is one hour away via I-35, with flights and connections worldwide. Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport is 30 minutes away providing commuter service through American, United and Delta.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  35.0  46.0  57.0  1.9 "
 February  39.0  50.5  62.0  2.8 "
 March  46.0  58.0  70.0  2.6 "
 April  54.0  65.5  77.0  2.8 "
 May  63.0  73.5  84.0  4.6 "
 June  70.0  80.0  90.0  3.7 "
 July  72.0  83.5  95.0  1.8 "
 August  72.0  83.5  95.0  2.2 "
 September  66.0  77.5  89.0  4.0 "
 October  56.0  68.0  80.0  3.7 "
 November  45.0  56.5  68.0  3.0 "
 December  38.0  48.5  59.0  2.7 "

Best Time To Go:

Spring and summer.

Spring temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the low 70's. Fall temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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