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Temple Real Estate

Temple is the 2nd largest city in Bell County with a population of 76,600 according to the 2018 census.  It’s located in central Texas off Interstate 35, 65 miles north of Austin and 34 miles south of Waco.  Temple was founded in 1881 as a railroad town and named after Bernard Moore Temple, a Santa Fe Railroad official.

Baylor Scott and White Health is the largest employer in Temple with over 12,000 employees.  Temple has 2.09 times higher than expected residents working as Health Technologists and Technicians, which is an unusually high number compared to other areas.

The temperatures in Temple range from an average low of 35 in January to a high of 57, and a warm average low of 72 and high of 95 in July. These temperatures allow locals to enjoy not only indoor activities such as visiting the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum or the Czech Heritage Museum, but also outdoor adventures including Friars Creek Trail and Lions Junction Family Water Park. Be sure to check out the farmer’s market by Baylor Scott and White as well for all your fresh food items.