Founded in 1839, Galveston is a community rich in history and opportunity.

Its economic base includes one of the finest deepwater ports on the Gulf Coast, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States and one of the first medical schools and comprehensive medical centers in the state. Galveston’s 32 miles of beaches, historic downtown district, year-round cruise terminal and numerous attractions and special events sustain its bustling tourism industry. Galveston’s quality of place and diversity, in both its people and its industries, create an abundance of growth opportunities.

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