Galveston , Galveston County, Texas

County seat of Galveston County, Texas, United States; port and coastal city

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Location of Galveston, TX on Texas map.


Galveston is a city located in the county of Galveston in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 47,743 and a population density of 88 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 50,446 inhabitants.

The city was created 236 years ago in 1784.

Galveston has a total area of 209.34 square miles (542.2 km2).

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Galveston, TX Quick Facts

Population : 50,446 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Galveston County
Different from : Galveston Island
Postal code : 77550–77555
Phone Area Codes : 409
Area : 542.2 km2
Named for : Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Capital city : Galveston is capital of Galveston County
Establishment : January 01, 1785 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:42:34 (17th April 2021)
Density : 93 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.36% (2010-2019)

The population of Galveston increased by 5.36% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 47,743 census
2011 47,555 estimation process
2012 48,100 estimation process
2013 48,658 estimation process
2014 49,251 estimation process
2015 49,691 estimation process
2016 50,186 estimation process
2017 50,569 estimation process
2018 50,396 estimation process
2019 50,446 estimation process

Galveston, TX zip code is 77550. County name: Galveston, County fips: 48167

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People born in Galveston, TX (192)

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Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Galveston, TX

Code Name Address Type
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Galveston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Galveston County , TX.

City Name Population Title
League City 107,536 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Texas City 50,094 City in Galveston County, Texas
Friendswood 40,290 City in Texas, United States
Dickinson 21,129 City in North Dakota
La Marque 17,319 City in Texas
Santa Fe 13,449 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Hitchcock 7,914 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Kemah 2,019 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Bayou Vista 1,633 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Clear Lake Shores 1,215 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Jamaica Beach 1,079 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Galveston, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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