Located in Bell County and the heart of Texas, Killeen is the principal city of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metropolitan area, with the town adjacent to Fort Hood's main cantonment. Killeen has a thriving economy that is being fueled by one of the largest military installations in the United States, and the military lifestyle is still felt in the city has form part of its identity. The economy has mainly depended on the post's activities, and the families of the soldiers are stationed in the town. Thus, Killeen came to be known as the "boom town" due to the rapid growth and the massive influx of soldiers. Residents and visitors have easy access to homegrown barbecues, an abundance of various recreational and outdoor activities, and vibrant music joints to boot.
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