Harker Heights, Texas, in Bell county, is 4 miles SE of Killeen, Texas and 56 miles N of Austin, Texas. Part of the surrounding Killeen - Temple metro area, the city is not an isolated city. Harker Heights is home to some approximately 30,000 residents. The City of Harker Heights provides many services and has many resources for its citizens. Water, sewer, streets, parks, library, police, fire, building inspection, code enforcement and planning are some of the major service areas the City provides.
In addition to services provided by the City, the Harker Heights area also provides other quality amenities. The Killeen Independent School District (KISD) provides the many quality schools found in Harker Heights. Higher education facilities are located nearby. Major medical facilities are also located near the City. Housing in the area has been nationally recognized for its affordability. Shopping and recreation opportunities abound within the Harker Heights area.