Sheppard Air Force Base

Wichita Falls, Texas

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Sheppard Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located five miles (8 km) north of the central business district of Wichita Falls, in Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is the largest training base and most diversified in Air Education and Training Command. The base is named in honor of Texas Senator John Morris Sheppard, a supporter of military preparations before World War II. The host unit at Sheppard is the 82d Training Wing (82 TRW), which provides specialized technical training and field training for officers, Airmen, and civilians of all branches of the military, other DoD agencies, and foreign nationals.

Population
104,771
Military Population
5,977
Avg. Home Price
$92,000
Avg. Monthly Rent
$731
* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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School Name Grade Type
Bright Ideas Charter
KG - 12 Public
John G Tower El
PK - 5 Public
Wichita Co Jjaep
8 - 8 Public
City View Elementary
PK - 6 Public
City View Junior/senior High
7 - 12 Public
Wichita County J J A E P
8 - 8 Public
Iowa Park Jjaep
10 - 12 Public
Harrell Accelerated Learning Center
9 - 12 Public
Alamo El
PK - 6 Public
Barwise J H
7 - 8 Public
Burgess El
PK - 6 Public
Crockett El
KG - 6 Public

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Cities Near Sheppard Air Force Base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Burkburnett 11.8 miles 10,915 $91,800 $742
Iowa Park 9.6 miles 6,375 $79,000 $851
Dean 9.5 miles 588 $113,000 $1,057
Pleasant Valley 4.5 miles 358 $96,900 $693
Cashion Community 9.0 miles 283 $129,200 $550
Scotland 18.2 miles 612 $79,500 $489
Holliday 11.3 miles 1,717 $76,800 $689
Devol 20.2 miles 154 $41,700 $767
Randlett 19.1 miles 410 $52,500 $769
Lakeside City 5.4 miles 987 $150,400 $0
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