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210 Strand St, Galveston, TX 77550
$835 - $1,375 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 877-1324

Updated 4 hours ago
The Flats at South Shore
1455 Louisiana Ave, League City, TX 77573
$955 - $1,604 | 1 - 3 Beds

(281) 549-5694

Updated 4 hours ago
1450 E League City Pky, League City, TX 77573
$995 - $1,698 | 1 - 3 Beds

(832) 626-2834

Updated 4 hours ago
7400 Jones Dr, Galveston, TX 77551
$1,141 - $1,531 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 877-1063

Updated 11 hours ago
901 Fm 517 Rd W, Dickinson, TX 77539
$680 - $772 | 2 - 3 Beds

(281) 549-5714

Updated 1 day ago
3102 Cove View Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
$650 - $1,350 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 877-5790

Updated 5 days ago
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4925 Fort Crockett Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551
$910 - $2,100 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 877-5791

Updated 1 week ago
3219 69th St, Galveston, TX 77551
$675 - $1,500 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 877-5824

Updated 2 weeks ago
3700 N 9th Ave, Texas City, TX 77590
$829 - $1,099 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 359-4531

Updated 2 weeks ago
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2211 34th St, Texas City, TX 77590
$705 - $825 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 359-4559

Updated 2 weeks ago
1115 Highway 146 N, Texas City, TX 77590
$799 - $989 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 359-4546

Updated 2 weeks ago
1320 31st St, Texas City, TX 77590
$755 - $910 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 229-4144

Updated 2 weeks ago
3500 Baker Dr, Dickinson, TX 77539
$750 - $820 | 2 Beds

(281) 724-7810

Updated 2 weeks ago
8601 Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Texas City, TX 77591
$610 - $800 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 359-4842

Updated 2 weeks ago
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3501 25th Ave N, Texas City, TX 77590
$623 - $880 | 1 - 2 Beds

(409) 359-4450

Updated 2 weeks ago
2801 FM 2004 Rd, Texas City, TX 77591
$850 - $1,087 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 316-3949

Updated 2 weeks ago
4800 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551
$1,250 - $1,700 | 1 - 3 Beds

(409) 877-5955

Updated 2 weeks ago
4819 Chase Stone Dr, Bacliff, TX 77518
$1,650 | 3 Beds | Home for Rent
Updated 1 week ago
615 Holiday Dr, Galveston, TX 77550
$920 | 2 Beds
Updated 2 weeks ago
615 Holiday Dr, Galveston, TX 77550
$1,100 | 2 Beds
Updated 2 weeks ago
615 Holiday Dr, Galveston, TX 77550
$800 | 1 Bed
Updated 2 weeks ago
1300 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565
$1,700 | 3 Beds | Condo for Rent
Updated 2 weeks ago
1300 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565
$1,730 | 3 Beds | Condo for Rent
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1300 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565
$1,600 | 3 Beds | Condo for Rent
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1300 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565
$1,375 | 2 Beds | Condo for Rent
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Galveston County, Texas

Although saying, “Galveston County, Texas” conjures up images that are more Glen Campbell than Captain Jack Sparrow, one of the first major settlements here was Campeche, founded by the famous pirate Jean Lafitte and his brother Pierre. Lafitte created a prosperous pirate kingdom around the Galveston Bay until he was invited to leave by the US Navy.

Galveston County is located on the plains of the Gulf Coast in the southeastern part of Texas. The county is bounded on the northeast by Galveston Bay and on the northwest by Clear Creek and Clear Lake and on the south by the Galveston Seawall and beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Much of the county covers Galveston Bay; of the county’s 873 square miles, 474 square miles is water.

The population here, as of the 2010 census, is 291,309. The median income for a household in the county was $42,419. Approximately 10 percent of families live below the poverty line.

Galveston County was formally established under the Republic of Texas in 1838. The city of Galveston was the republic’s largest city, and its center of commerce and culture. Texas soon joined the United States, and Galveston’s importance grew as it began to dominate the global cotton trade.

Although the 1900 Galveston Hurricane devastated the county, and the Port of Galveston was closed for some time, rebuilding occurred. A few decades later, the establishment of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in 1963 created new growth opportunities for the county near Clear Lake and Harris County.

Tourism gradually developed here, and today it has become a major industry in the county; in addition, Texas City has become an important petrochemical center.

An interesting community within Galveston County is the Village of Tiki Island, an Ernest Hemingway-esque neighborhood of resort-type living where the biggest sport is fishing. There are 1,016 residents here, with a median age of 50 years. Ladies, heads up: for every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males. The median income here is $88,891, and no one lives below the poverty line. Don’t bother to write; there is a police department here, but no post office.

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