County seat of Galveston County, Texas, United States; port and coastal city
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).
|Population :||50,446 (2019)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|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.
People born in Galveston, TX, including actor, singer and writer Ron Taylor, actress, director Katherine Helmond, singer-songwriter Barry White, you can see a list of people who born in Galveston, TX.
Amtrak & bus stations near Galveston, TX
|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|
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Galveston County , TX.
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|Texas City||50,094||City in Galveston County, Texas|
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|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|
Galveston, TX distances to biggest Texas cities
Official website of Galveston, TX