Galveston County , Texas

Galveston County: County in Texas, United States

Galveston County locator map
Location of Galveston County on Texas map.

About

Galveston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 291,309 and a population density of 129 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 345,089 inhabitants. Its county seat is Galveston. The county was created 183 years ago in 1837.

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Galveston County Justice Center
Galveston County Justice Center image

Geography

Galveston County is located at 29°17'52"N 94°48'39"W (29.2976700, -94.8108700). It has 3 neighbors: Brazoria County, Chambers County and Harris County.

Galveston County map

The largest city of Galveston County is League City with a population of 107,536. Other cities include, Texas City population 50,094, Galveston population 50,085, Friendswood population 40,011 and Dickinson population 21,216. See all Galveston County cities & populated places.

Weather

Galveston County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. more

Galveston County Quick Facts

Population : 345,089 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2261 km2
Water as percent of area : 57%
Land as percent of area : 43%
Named for : Galveston Bay
Altitude : 16 feet / 5 meters
Capital : Galveston
Establishment : January 01, 1838
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 22:16:35 (21st October 2021)
Density : 153 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.58% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Galveston County has 3 neighbours.

  • Galveston

Demographics

The population of Galveston County increased by 15.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 291,309 - census
2011 295,605 1.45% estimation process
2012 301,049 1.81% estimation process
2013 306,589 1.81% estimation process
2014 313,367 2.16% estimation process
2015 320,974 2.37% estimation process
2016 328,820 2.39% estimation process
2017 334,633 1.74% estimation process
2018 337,858 0.95% estimation process
2019 342,139 1.25% estimation process
2020 345,089 0.85% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Galveston County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
League City 107,536 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Texas City 50,094 City in Galveston County, Texas
Galveston 50,085 County seat of Galveston County, Texas, United States; port and coastal city
Friendswood 40,011 City in Texas, United States
Dickinson 21,216 City in North Dakota
La Marque 17,642 City in Texas
Santa Fe 13,461 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Bacliff 8,619 Census designated place
Hitchcock 7,884 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
San Leon 4,970 Census designated place
Bolivar Peninsula 2,417 Census-designated place in Galveston County, Texas
Kemah 2,048 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Bayou Vista 1,637 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Clear Lake Shores 1,209 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States
Jamaica Beach 1,076 City in Galveston County, Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Harris County 4,738,253 County in Texas, United States
Dallas County 2,635,888 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,123,347 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,026,823 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,567,118 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,300,503 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,072,069 County in Texas, United States
Austin 995,484 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 927,720 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 919,324 County in Texas, United States
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Hidalgo County 875,200 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 841,286 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 839,706 County in Texas, United States