Home to urban, rural, industrial, and coastal,
Galveston County is far more than just a beach.
Home to the #1 and #5 school districts in Greater Houston
Multiple deep water ports, railroads, FTZs, and more!
World class medical care, research and education
Galveston County is growing by 60+ people per day.
Summer 2019 Galveston County Building & Sites handoutDownload
Most recent update on the economic state of the county.Download
Most recent update on the economic state of the county in Excel format.Download
A graphic overview of Galveston County, last updated in 2016.Download
One hundred twenty-four (124) Texas counties (including three in Greater Houston) impose sales taxes. Galveston County isn't one of them. Galveston County's sales tax rate is 0%. City Sales Tax… Blog Bayou Vista Clear Lake Shores Dickinson Friendswood Galveston Hitchcock Jamaica Beach Kemah La Marque League City Santa Fe Texas City Tiki Island
The Galveston County Buildings & Sites handout has been updated. Download it here. As always, the live list is here. Blog
Throughout the United States, large regions have continued to lag behind the economic and industrial growth seen their neighboring communities. Even within these successful communities, a number of tracts remain… Learning Center
Water and sewer service in Galveston County is provided either by cities, or by water districts (municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts, or special utility districts.) Rates and information… Blog Clear Lake Shores Dickinson Friendswood Galveston Hitchcock Jamaica Beach Kemah La Marque League City Santa Fe Texas City
Hitchcock Highlights is the the joint newsletter of the Hitchcock Economic Development Development Corporation and Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce. The summer edition Hitchcock Highlights is out. Read it here. Regional News Hitchcock
Independent auditor reports clean audit. The Port of Galveston’s 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), released in June and confirmed by an independent audit, shows record operating revenues for fiscal… Company Announcement Galveston
Among the first words astronauts said after landing on the moon on July 20, 1969, were, “Houston … the eagle has landed.” Now, as the Johnson Space Center celebrates the… Regional News League City
The Truth-in-Taxation process was designed to better communicate how local taxing units assign tax rates to its taxpayers. This information is published in hopes that taxpayers can better understand what,… Learning Center
Multiple subdivisions under construction as build-out reaches halfway point. League City, Galveston County’s largest municipality, has had explosive population growth over the last few decades, and the new-housing market is… Regional News League City
Texas has a new industry: oyster farming will be legal in Texas as of September 1. The new law incorporates Texas in a growing industry that state law historically prohibited.… Regional News