What's it like to live in Temple, TX?

    Temple, known for the Santa Fe Railroad and the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, is an up and coming city in Central Texas. Temple attributes much of its great success and economic growth to the thriving medical industry.

    The Temple Independent School District has one High School, three Middle Schools, and nine Elementary Schools. Temple High School is highly regarded in Central Texas offering award winning academic programs in arts and science, the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, and a thriving athletic program.

    Colleges and Universities in Temple and surrounding cities make the city a very appealing place to call home. Temple College offers strong programs in business administration, information, technology, and nursing, and two-year associate degrees in a variety of subjects. One of the Texas A&M College of Medicine Campuses can also be found in Temple and works hand-in-hand with the Scott & White Medical Center and the Olin Teague Veterans’ Hospital Center.

    The exceptional schooling and fast growing medical industry are not the only benefits to residing in Temple. Temple has a diverse list of employers. From distribution, warehouse, logistics, software development companies to military facilities and education, Temple offers a skilled workforce and offers employment opportunities for everyone!

    There is never a shortage of entertainment in Temple. The Cultural Activities Center (CAC) hosts concert and lecture series, and international symphony and orchestra performances. Enjoy a variety of main-series productions and numerous presentations at the Temple Civic Theater. There are also 58 development parks and 18 miles of hike and bike trails throughout the city. Temple offers multiple shopping centers and fantastic dining options.

    Temple is centrally located on i35. Just 65 miles north of Austin and 34 miles south of Waco, Temple is ideal for those looking for small town charm with easy access to the big city.