Copperas Cove is a city located in central Texas at the southern corner of Coryell County in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Area. Residents often refer to the city simply as “Cove.”
Fort Hood, just minutes from Willow Creek Apartments, is Central Texas’s main military post with nearly 65,000 brave soldiers and family members. Like the State of Texas, Fort Hood is big and boasts of being the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services. Fort Hood is nicknamed The Great Place because of the quality of life the post and area offer Soldiers and their families.
Central Texas College (CTC) is a junior college located 5 miles to the east of town. CTC offers two-year associate degrees in computer science, nursing, journalism, and other fields.
Texas A&M-Central Texas shares facilities with CTC. It is a full university offering a number of four-year bachelor’s degrees as well as many master’s programs.
Copperas Cove High School – Copperas Cove High School’s athletic teams are known as the Bulldawgs (Lady Bulldawgs for women’s teams). The school’s mascot is “Sparky”. In recent years Copperas Cove has produced many professional athletes, including: T.J. Hollowell (NFL New York Jets and Denver Broncos), Vontez Duff (NFL New York Giants), Charles Tillman (NFL Chicago Bears), and Sherika Wright (WNBA Phoenix Mercury).