Baytown, Texas

Baytown: The most populous city in Harris County, Texas. It is located on the eastern shore of Galveston Bay in southeastern Texas. Baytown is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Baytown Historical Society and the Baytown Museum.


Baytown is a city located in the county of Harris in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 71,802 and a population density of 699 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 77,288 inhabitants.

The city was created 76 years ago in 1948.

Baytown locator map
Location of Baytown on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Baytown

Population : 77,288 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harris County
Postal code : 77520–77523
Phone Area Codes : 281
Area : 102.7 km2
Altitude : 338 feet / 103 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1948 (76 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:05:25 (13th June 2024)
Density : 753 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.1% (2010-2020)
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Baytown is located at 29°44'8"N 94°58'39"W (29.7355000, -94.9774300).

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The population of Baytown increased by 7.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,802 - census
2011 72,500 0.96% estimation process
2012 73,311 1.11% estimation process
2013 75,334 2.69% estimation process
2014 75,926 0.78% estimation process
2015 76,286 0.47% estimation process
2016 76,369 0.11% estimation process
2017 76,693 0.42% estimation process
2018 76,592 -0.13% estimation process
2019 77,192 0.78% estimation process
2020 77,288 0.12% estimation process

Baytown zip code is 77520. County name: Harris, County fips: 48201

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People born in Baytown (47)

People born in Baytown, including actor Gary Busey, pilot and astronaut John M. Fabian, controversial televangelist John Hagee, .


  • Bobby Fuller (Singer-songwriter, Musician) he was born in 22/10/1942
  • Sherwood Stewart (American tennis player) he was born in 06/06/1946
  • Joe Tex (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 08/08/1933
  • Rocky Bernard (Player of American football) he was born in 19/04/1979
  • Charles Godfrey (Player of American football) he was born in 15/11/1985
  • Macey Cruthird (American actress) she was born in 12/11/1992
  • Amanda Auchter (American writer) she was born in 01/01/1977
  • Andrea Gardiner (figure skater) she was born in 10/01/1981
  • Bob Lanier (American mayor) he was born in 10/03/1925
  • Brian Johnson (American football quarterback coach for Mississippi State University) he was born in 16/02/1987
  • Chris Clemons (American baseball player) he was born in 31/10/1972
  • Clint Stoerner (American football player) he was born in 29/12/1977
  • Drew Tate (American football player) he was born in 08/10/1984
  • Ell Roberson III (American football player) he was born in 13/08/1980
  • Glenn Wilson (American baseball player) he was born in 22/12/1958
  • Hilary Haag (American actress) she was born in 03/12/1973
  • Howard Sampson (American football player) he was born in 07/07/1956
  • Leeland Dayton Mooring (American musician) he was born in 16/06/1988

Schools in Baytown

College & universities near Baytown, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226204 Lee College Baytown (TX) 77520
227979 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena (TX) 77505
228866 Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc Pasadena (TX) 77505-1699
225414 University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston (TX) 77058-1002
440776 Interactive College of Technology Pasadena (TX) 77502

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Baytown, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
PVW Prairie View, TX 44814 US Highway 290 Business \r\n BUS

Post offices near Baytown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Station A Baytown Post Office Baytown (TX) 77520
Baytown Post Office Baytown (TX) 77521
La Por Post Office La Porte (TX) 77571
Highland Post Office Highlands (TX) 77562
Channelview Post Office Channelview (TX) 77530

Other cities in Harris County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Harris County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Houston 2,316,120 The fourth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Houston metropolitan area.
Pasadena 149,440 The second most populous city in Harris County, Texas.
Atascocita 65,844 Census designated place
Spring 54,298 Census-designated place in Harris County, Texas, United States
Channelview 38,289 Census designated place
La Porte 35,775 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Deer Park 32,913 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Katy 23,889 City in Texas, United States; within the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area
Cloverleaf 22,942 Census designated place
Bellaire 18,906 Village in Belmont County, Ohio, United States
Brownwood 18,208 City in Texas, United States of America
South Houston 17,446 City in Harris County, Texas, United States
Aldine 15,869 Census designated place
Humble 15,539 City in Texas
West University Place 15,496 City in Harris County, Texas, U.
Seabrook 13,879 City in Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Baytown distances to largest Texas cities