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Where is Galveston County, Texas?

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Galveston County is a county equivalent area found in Texas, USA. The county government of Galveston is found in the county seat of Galveston.

With a total 2,263.12 sq. km of land and water area, Galveston County, Texas is the 1032nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 314,198 people, Galveston County has a total 137392 households earning 61877 on average per year.

Galveston County, Texas offers the following attraction to visitors: USS Stewart (DE-238)

Galveston County, Texas - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 48167
Area Codes 409,281
Time Zone CST
Major Cities League City (population: 73,834), Galveston (population: 51,921), Friendswood (population: 49,311), Texas City (population: 44,874), Dickinson (population: 40,028), Santa Fe (population: 19,645), La Marque (population: 14,758), Hitchcock (population: 9,389), Bacliff (population: 8,946), Kemah (population: 5,972)
Land Area 121,312 sq miles
Water Area 379 sq miles
Household Income $61,877
Housing Units 137,392
Median Home Value $148,600
High School Grads 87% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 29% of population
Retail Spending $9,700 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $590,991 per capita
Universities and Colleges Galveston College, Texas A & M University at Galveston

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.