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Welcome to Temple ...
The city of Temple is located in Bell County.
The location of Temple has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Temple has a population of 76,256 people<2> (see below for details).
Temple was established in 1881.
The community of Temple is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Temple lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Temple lies within the (254) area code.
The ZIP codes for Temple: 76501-76505, 76508<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Temple had a population of 66,102 people (which is 21.31% of the total population of Bell County). This makes Temple the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Temple represents 0.26% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 66,102 people, the population of Temple increased 21.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 54,514 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Temple had an population of 76,256 people. This is an increase of 15.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.88% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Temple.
Communities Also Named Temple ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Temple - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Temple.
Websites for Temple ...
Official Website: www.ci.temple.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.temple-tx.org/
Junior League: www.jlbellco.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Temple:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Temple ...
Looking for more information about Temple? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Temple, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Temple.
Communities near Temple ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Temple
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Temple
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Temple
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Temple
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Temple
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Temple
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Temple
Located in McLennan County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Temple
Located in McLennan County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Temple
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Temple
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Temple.
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The official website for Temple: www.ci.temple.tx.us/
The official website for Bell County: www.bellcountytx.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Nov 2019