Temple, One of the Best Places to Live in Texas

Just minutes to ultra-hip Austin and a short drive to other major metros, Temple, is one of the best places to live in Texas. Temple, Texas exudes the perks of a family-friendly town and big city convenience – all without the big-time price tag, making it one of the most affordable cities in the Lone Star State.

Where is Temple Texas? Situated in the heart of Central Texas, Temple is a short 45-minute drive from the culture of Austin and some of today’s most prominent festivals, including SXSW and Austin City Limits. The state’s capital is also a sports and recreation capital that’s home to the University of Texas Longhorns, the Austin Marathon, Rodeo Austin and more.

Located on the I-35 corridor, Temple offers short connections to other places to visit, including San Antonio, San Marcos and Waco. Additionally Dallas-Fort Worth is a two-hour drive that affords access to two international airports, pro sports and major attractions.

Moving to Temple, Texas?

From young professionals looking to kick start their careers at Fortune 500 companies to retirees and any Texans in between, Temple has something for everyone. Named one of the fastest growing cities, the Killeen –Temple metropolitan area, it is the perfect hub for those in search for a small town feel, but with a booming job market, affordable real estate, and countless other perks.

For families looking to make a move, Temple is a family-friendly city— nestled away from the big city crime rates and other deterrents of major cities. When it comes to the quality of life in Temple, the city offers a first-class public school district, cost-effective healthcare options, and affordable home prices for first-time homeowners.

Where is Temple Texas? Our Neighboring Cities

CityMiles from Temple
Austin70 miles
Dallas-Fort Worth130 miles
Houston175 miles
New Orleans500 miles
Oklahoma City325 miles
San Antonio150 miles
San Marcos105 miles
Waco40 miles
Outside of some of the largest cities and metro areas listed above, we’re short drives from Plano, Frisco, Texas City, Denton, Irving, Round Rock, New Braunfels, and even the University of Texas!

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