Copperas Cove - Performance comes naturally.

Copperas Cove is the ideal Central Texas business location, drawing skilled and high-tech labor from the 1,000 Fort Hood soldiers exiting the military each year, as well as Central Texas College and Texas A&M University – Central Texas graduates.

Copperas Cove is a special place to live, work, learn and play. As part of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), it features big-city opportunities while retaining its small-town charm. Copperas Cove offers affordable real estate, a dynamic workforce, safe neighborhoods, quality schools, abundant recreational opportunities and an overall outstanding quality of life.

Despite steady growth over the past 20 years, Copperas Cove remains rural and friendly with a Census 2010 population of 32,032. While our cost of living is less than 82% of the national average, citizens still have easy access to modern health care facilities and world class education.

Latest News & Press

CCEDC Swears in New Board Members

Two new Board Members were sworn in during the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation Annual and Regular Board Meeting held October 23.

Copperas Cove EDC Holiday Board Meeting Schedule

The Regular Board Meetings of the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) Board of Directors are typically held

FM 2657 hits growth spurt

Motorists traveling along FM 2657 will soon begin to feel the effects of the Highway 190 bypass ...

South bypass inches toward completion

A little more than three years after work began on the southeast bypass, the project is now 88.77 percent complete ...

Business resource center opens

For those who dream of opening their own businesses, it’s easier now to move forward and make those dreams come true.

Cove EDC members discuss national conference

The Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation shared results from and impressions of its trip to the International Council of Shopping Centers ...

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Keep in touch with the economic pulse in Cove's business community with our e-newsletter. The mailer is full of the latest EDC news, accomplishments, forecasts, educational opportunities, and more valuable business tidbits.


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Join us the 2nd Friday of each month as we present informative sessions geared towards helping local business.


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Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Skills for Small Business

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Skills for Small Business program was created to meet the needs of Texas’ more than 433,000 small businesses that have fewer than 100 employees.

Training through this program will increase competitiveness, upgrade the skills of current employees and prepare newly hired workers for job requirements. Tuition and fees are funded up to $1,450 per newly hired full-time employees and up to $725 per full-time incumbent employees.

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As a service to our business community, we offer reimbursements to qualified current and future business owners who attend classes at the Central Texas Business Resource Center (BRC). The BRC is located inside Workforce Solutions of Central Texas at 300 Cheyenne in Killeen and provides business counseling, training and assistance. Each month, the BRC offers workshops and special events for the business community.


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Business Spotlight

The Outpost Texas

I was born in Killeen, TX on July 10, 1963, and my family moved to Copperas Cove in 1967. We stayed in Copperas Cove and I graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1981 ...

The Outpost Texas

When I returned from Europe I started researching exporting goods into the USA. I loved many of the unique gifts especially Polish Pottery that you found while shopping abroad and thought they would ...

Candy Outfitters

The name of our Business is Candy Outfitters ‘A Fun Candy Store’, owned by The White Family AKA ‘Jennifer- Candy Lady, Mike- Sugar Daddy, Brooke- Candy Girl and Brandon- Jawbreaker’....

Brand Financial Services - Allstate

I started working in the financial services industry while I was on transitional leave for my retirement after serving 20 years in the U.S . Army. After a few years of learning the business ...

Curves

Our mission statement is so simple it can be summed up in two words: Strengthening Women. I always knew I wanted to own my own business, and honestly Curves was not my first choice...

GymKix

After completing my enlistment in the U.S. Army, I decided to graduate from “mother and soldier” to business owner. Being a first-time entrepreneur, I sought out the knowledge and support ...

Micheles Floral And Gifts

I gave birth to Michele's Floral & Gifts in November of 1989 after teaching school for 3 years. I have spent the last 25 years serving Copperas Cove and the surrounding communities...

Out of the Cage Pet Shop

When Noreen Gregersen, previous owner of Fins and Flowers, spoke about retiring, her customers would say she couldn’t because there would be no place for them to go to for their pet needs...

Bill French Jewelers

Bill French moved to Copperas Cove in 1974 when his father was assigned to Fort Hood and graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1984...

Frames N Things

Did you hear the one . . . about the Copperas Cove couple who wanted to buy something a little out of the ordinary and drove more than 200 miles to get it?

Latest from the Directors Desk

The following article was my contribution for December of 2011.  I pulled it out of the archives and read it to myself a couple of times.  I decided that it would be appropriate to ask the Leader-Press to run it one more time.        ==== Peggy and I are big on traditions.  ...

Area Development magazine’s third quarter 2014 edition focused on the release of its fifth annual survey which ranks the best states to do business in.  The survey is sent out to hundreds of site consultants as well as Chief Financial Officers from companies large and small. L...

It’s October; a beautiful time of the year in our neck of the woods.  Although as I write this the weather person is telling me it will be 92 degrees this afternoon.  However, by the time the Dawgs take the field this evening it will be nice and comfortable in the stands. Oct...

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