Sheppard AFB - On and Off Base Information

Sheppard AFB Housing Information

Sheppard AFB Housing Information

Location:  Sheppard AFB is in Wichita Falls, Texas, situated approximately 130 miles between Dallas and Oklahoma City. Wichita Falls is only 15 miles from the Oklahoma border and the Red River.

Cost of Living: Compared to the rest of the country, Wichita Falls Metro Area's cost of living is 23.5% lower than the U.S. average. Housing costs in this area are relatively low compared to other parts of the country.

Base Operator: 
Sheppard AFB no longer has an actual operator. Please call 940-676-2511, or DSN 312-736-2511 and follow the prompts.

Area Population:  According to the 2014 Census, the population of Wichita Falls, TX was 105,114. The population of Wichita Falls and the immediate surrounding area is around 150,000.

Schools: Sheppard Elementary, on base, serves those children residing in Wind Creek Village and south Heritage Heights. Military Families residing in Freedom Estates and north Heritage Heights (Burkburnett ISD) may also attend Sheppard Elementary by completing a school transfer. You may contact the Sheppard School Liaison at the Airman and Family Readiness Center by commercial at 940-676-6774 or DSN at 312-736-6774.

Two school districts serve the three Sheppard housing areas (Wind Creek Village, Heritage Heights, and Freedom Estates):

Sheppard AFB Housing: Family Housing at Sheppard is privatized, owned and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities. There are three housing areas with 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes for all ranks. For more information or to apply for privatized housing, please contact the government housing office at extension 940-676-1840 or DSN 736-1840.

Base Location

740 H Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76311

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