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Galveston town

Located in the Texas region, Galveston is a town and its area, population and various key information is listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the city hall Galveston at the address and times indicated on this page or contact the town hall’s reception by phone or by email depending on your preference or the information available.
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Galveston mayor

Address of Galveston mayorGalvestonCity hall Galveston
PO Box 779

Galveston, TX 77553-0779
United States

Work+1 409-797-3500
Fax+1 409-797-3511
http://www.cityofgalveston.org
city hall phone number()409) 797-3500
International: +1 409-797-3500
city hall fax number()409) 797-3511
International: +1 409-797-3511
city hall email
city hall official websitewww.cityofgalveston.org

List of Facility in Galveston

Name Street Phone
GALVESTON COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK600 59TH STREET4097662424

Galveston town administration

Galveston town mayorJoseph S. Jaworski

Galveston town administrative number

Galveston town code4828068
Galveston town postcode77553

Galveston town

Cities twinned with Galveston
India ThiruvananthapuramJapan NiigataMexico Toluca
Mexico VeracruzNorway StavangerSouth Africa Cape Town
Town’s namesake
Natural parkGalveston isn't a part of any natural park

Schools in Galveston

Elementary schools in Galveston

Ambassadors Preparatory Academy

District of Ambassadors Preparatory Academy
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 294

Burnet Elementary

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 474

Coastal Village Elementary

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 432

Moody Early Childhood Center

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 145

Morgan El Magnet School

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 533

Oppe Elementary

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 758

Parker Elementary

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 538

Middle schools in Galveston

Austin Middle

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 5, High grade : 8
Students : 537

Galveston County J J A E P

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 8, High grade : 8
Students : 3

High schools in Galveston

Ball High School

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1998

Alternative schools in Galveston

Aim College & Career Prep

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 12
Students : 76

Central Middle

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 5, High grade : 9
Students : 213

Collegiate Academy

District of Galveston Independent School District
Low grade : 5, High grade : 9
Students : 556

Odyssey Academy - Galveston

District of Odyssey Academy Inc
Low grade : PK, High grade : 12
Students : 843

Private schools in Galveston

Holy Family School

District of
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 129

Satori School

District of
Low grade : PK, High grade : 6
Students : 53

Trinity Episcopal School

District of
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 253

Upward Hope Academy

District of
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 89

Schools near Galveston

Galveston map

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Galveston satellite image: Galveston town from the sky!

Galveston town territory

Galveston town area209,34 sq mi (542,20 km²)
Galveston town altitude7 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 29.1851
Longitude: -94.9675
Latitude: 29° 11' 6'' North
Longitude: 94° 58' 3'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

Galveston town demography

Name of Galveston town’s inhabitants (demonym)
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants47 743 population61 / 786
Galveston town population density228,1 pop/sq mi (88,1 pop/km²)

Galveston town’s neighbouring towns

Galveston neighbouring towns
Jamaica BeachJamaica BeachTiki Island
Jamaica BeachNeighbouring townsTiki Island
Surfside BeachSurfside Beach
Galveston neighbouring towns
Jamaica Beach 1.4 kmHitchcock 11.5 kmTiki Island 13.5 km
Bayou Vista 15.9 kmLa Marque 20.7 kmSanta Fe 26 km
Texas City 28.6 kmDickinson 30.8 kmLiverpool 32.7 km
League City 36.6 kmAlvin 36.8 kmDanbury 37.1 km
Kemah 38.7 kmSurfside Beach 40.3 kmClear Lake Shores 40.7 km
Oyster Creek 40.9 kmWebster 41.2 kmFriendswood 42.4 km
Richwood 43.2 kmQuintana 43.3 kmEl Lago 43.7 km

Distance between Galveston and country’s main cities

New York City : 2296 kmLos Angeles : 2281 kmChicago : 1554 km
Houston : 78 km closestPhiladelphia : 2173 kmPhoenix : 1696 km
San Antonio : 346 kmSan Diego : 2149 kmDallas : 437 km
San Jose : 2647 kmJacksonville : 1291 kmIndianapolis : 1428 km
San Francisco : 2762 kmAustin : 297 kmColumbus : 1625 km

The top 3 most popular banks in Galveston

There are 12 bank branches in Galveston.
Texas First Bank is the most popular bank in town with 3, followed by HomeTown Bank, National Association with 2 and then The Moody National Bank with 2.

Find below all banks in Galveston :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
Texas First Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
HomeTown Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
The Moody National Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Frost Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Prosperity Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Compass Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Galveston

Hotel in Galveston and its surroundings

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Nearby hotel : Beachtree Motel
Beachtree Motel
Address : 3126 Avenue S : 30 $US / 0 $US - 22
This Galveston beachfront motel features free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk, just 3 miles from shops and restaurants in The Strand Historic District.
Nearby hotel : The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel
Address : 2300 Ships Mechanic Row : 107 $US / 239 $US - 119
The Tremont House is just 5 minutes’ drive from Galveston Beach. Guests at this hotel will enjoy a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station in each room.
Nearby hotel : Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront
Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront
Address : 5924 Seawall Boulevard : 50 $US / 0 $US - 42
The Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront hotel is located in a tropical setting, directly across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.
Nearby hotel : Inn at the Waterpark
Inn at the Waterpark
Address : 2525 Jones Drive : 58 $US / 169 $US - 151
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is just 2 minutes’ drive from this hotel, which also has an outdoor pool. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. Free Wi-Fi is available in every room at the Inn at the Waterpark.
Nearby hotel : Courtyard by Marriott Galveston Island Gulf Front
Courtyard by Marriott Galveston Island Gulf Front
Address : 9550 Seawall Boulevard : 89 $US / 0 $US - 82
This hotel boasts a resort-style pool with an outdoor bar and fire pit with seating area. It is just 2 miles from Scholes International Airport Galveston.

Leisure and activities in the Galveston town’s surrounding area

Golf course
Galveston Country ClubMoody Gardens Golf Course
Lakeview Country Club
to La Marque 19.1 km
Bayou Golf Club
to Texas City 25.5 km