• Message from County Judge Regarding Grand Parkway

    Message from County Judge Regarding Grand Parkway

    To All Galveston County Residents, As many of you know, the Texas Department of Transportation (Txdot) has scheduled a public hearing at 10:00am on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the… Press Release

  • Houston/Galveston Home Sales Surpass Dallas

    Houston/Galveston Home Sales Surpass Dallas

    According to the latest data from HomesUSA.com, the average number of new home sales in Houston surpassed Dallas as the top Texas market in June. The company, which compiles information… Regional News

  • Houston / Galveston Business Startup Guide

    Houston / Galveston Business Startup Guide

    This booklet includes helpful tips, hints, and resources for starting or growing a small business. Our goal is to assist the business owner / executive as they navigate their entrepreneurial… Learning Center

  • Friendswood and League City Ranked Top Cities in Texas

    Friendswood and League City Ranked Top Cities in Texas

    Ranked on five factors, Friendswood & League City are top-25 cities in the state of Texas. Two Galveston County cities, Friendswood and League City ranked #19 and #24, respectively. Houston,… Regional News Friendswood League City

  • Clear Creek ISD Approves Record Pay Raise for Staff

    Clear Creek ISD Approves Record Pay Raise for Staff

    The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced a significant compensation package for its nearly 5,000 employees. The compensation package includes a 4% to 9.49% pay raise for classroom teachers,… Regional News Bayview Clear Lake Shores Friendswood Kemah League City

  • Galveston County’s Logical Location

    Galveston County’s Logical Location

    We're in the place you want to be: Galveston County is a great place for logistics. Galveston County is located in Greater Houston, Texas: the center of North America, and… Blog

  • Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

    Galveston County’s Northern Border From the Air

    It should be obvious that Galveston County's southern border is on the water. After all, Galveston Island is barrier island off the Texas Gulf Coast, about 50 miles southeast of Houston. But what you… Blog Clear Lake Shores Friendswood Kemah League City

  • Galveston County Sales Tax

    Galveston County Sales Tax

    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