Copperas Cove, Texas

Real Estate and Community Information

About Copperas Cove

The city of Copperas Cove is known as "The City built for Family Living". The friendly community of nearly 30,000 residents is nestled among five hills in Central Texas. Because of the town's placement, the town is alternatively known as the “City of Five Hills.”

The Central Texas town, set within the gateway to the Texas Hill Country, boasts scenic vistas of rolling hills carpeted with wildflowers. Humans have inhabited the land for thousands of years. The fertile soil and ample resources continue to attract a diverse array of residents to the area to this day.

Today, with more than 46 percent of residents between the ages of 20 and 44, the community exudes a youthful energy. However, those of all ages are able to enjoy the multitude of recreational possibilities provided by the area's ample natural resources.

Copperas Cove History

The region where Copperas Cove resides today has been inhabited for more than 4,000 years. However, the modern history of the community is less than 200 years old. Originally, the community of Copperas Cove was a small farming and ranching community in the 1870s. The name of the pioneering community was derived from the mineral water found in a nearby creek.

In the 1880s, the small town benefited from the expansion of the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railway. As a result of the rail-line, by the mid-1890s the population of the small community had risen to 300, and residents had formed their own school district.

In 1942, the creation of nearby Fort Hood also had an invigorating effect on the economy of Copperas Cove. The population of Copperas Cove grew exponentially with the opening of the new base. Many of the new residents were attracted to the job opportunities brought on by the base or were retired military personal who chose to remain in the area.

Life In Copperas Cove

Located east of Fort Hood, the centrally located community of Copperas Cover is a true gem in the heart of Texas. The dynamic community is a great place to start a family, a business, or buy a home. The community boasts, safe neighborhoods, a fantastic school district, and great opportunities for outdoor recreation.

The city of Copperas Cove offers residential homes in a variety of settings. Residents are able to find homes in quiet neighborhoods as well those in a more rural environment. From homes overlooking golf courses to properties with acreage brimming with wildlife, there are homes available in Copperas Cove that fit an array of lifestyles.

Schools And Education
The top-notch Copperas Cove Independent School District serves more than 8,000 students. The award-winning school system is home to six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.

The fantastic school district is one of the most highly regarded systems within the state. The school district is committed to providing residents with quality schools, a safe learning environment, and a quality education. The support and interest of the community help maintain the district's consistently high level of achievement. The district's many trophies, certificates, and awards are a testament to the quality of the schools' educational, professional and their level of commitment to the district's many students.

Parks And Recreation
The town of Copperas Cove is well-known for its great trails for biking, hiking, and running. The city boasts miles of well-maintained, scenic, and pedestrian friendly roads. Within the city, there are more than 25 bike routes, ranging from 10 miles long to over 100 miles.

Ample opportunities for outdoor recreation are abound in the city of Copperas Cove. Residents enjoy the popular City Park. The picturesque park is laced with creeks, and shaded by mature trees. The beautiful park features a picnic area, tennis court, swimming pool, and more. Additionally, the city is home to seven parks, two public swimming pools, state-of-the-art public library, and an 18-hole golf course and clubhouse the city has something to offer those of all interests and ages.

Relocating To Copperas Cove?
Home buyers considering a move to Copperas Cove will benefit from the expertise of a local area real estate professional. An expert local agent, such as Jean Shine and the Shine Team Realtors,  have helped countless are home buyers find a home that fits both their lifestyle and budget. For more information about homes for sale in Copperas Cove, contact a Shine Team agent today.
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