• 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…

    • 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,…

      • 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…

              • Galveston County Bay Area to Play Role in NASA’s Trip Back to the Moon

                Galveston County Bay Area to Play Role in NASA’s Trip Back to the Moon

                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…

                • League City Housing Continues Upswing

                  League City Housing Continues Upswing

                  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…

                  • Houston Area Cities Ranked

                    Houston Area Cities Ranked

                    3/10 largest cities in Houston are in Galveston County The US Census Bureau has just released their American Community Survey (ACS) annual population estimate for cities and towns. According to their estimations,…

                    • County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

                      County Officials Back Grand Parkway Progress

                      Galveston County officials are calling for the Texas Department of Transportation to look at the traffic and revenue study for Segment B of the Grand Parkway. Segment B would run…