• Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

    Galveston County Bests State Life Expectancy

    At nearly 81 years, Galveston County's life expectancy is among the highest in Houston. Earlier this month, the Episcopal Health Foundation released its newest life expectancy findings based on your…

    • Examples of Commercial Property Available Across Galveston County

      Examples of Commercial Property Available Across Galveston County

      Galveston County is home to a variety of different communities each with their own unique characteristics. Some examples are below. Bayou VistaBayou Vista's local economy employs roughly 977 people with…

      • 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,…

        • 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…

          • 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…

            • Water Service in Galveston County Cities

              Water Service in Galveston County Cities

              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…