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Welcome to Algoa ...

Algoa is located in Galveston County<1>.

The location of Algoa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Algoa is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Algoa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Algoa ...

Junior League:   www.jlgalveston.org/

Communities Also Named Algoa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Algoa - it's located in Arkansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algoa.

Communities near Algoa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algoa.

  • Pearland [Brazoria County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearland
    • Pearland [Brazoria County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Algoa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearland<5>
  • League City [Galveston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for League City
    • League City [Galveston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Algoa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on League City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for League City<5>
  • Texas City [Galveston County]
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    • Texas City [Galveston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Algoa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 50,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Texas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Texas City<5>
  • Friendswood [Galveston County]
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    • Friendswood [Galveston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Algoa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendswood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • La Porte [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Porte
      • La Porte [Harris County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Porte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Porte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Porte<5>
    • Alvin [Brazoria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alvin
      • Alvin [Brazoria County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alvin<5>
    • Dickinson [Galveston County]
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      • Dickinson [Galveston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickinson<5>
    • South Houston [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Houston
      • South Houston [Harris County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Houston<5>
    • La Marque [Galveston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Marque
      • La Marque [Galveston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Marque have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Marque
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Marque<5>
    • Seabrook [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seabrook
      • Seabrook [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Algoa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seabrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seabrook<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algoa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algoa. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algoa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoa. See our Newspapers Page for Algoa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algoa ...

Looking for more information about Algoa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Algoa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Algoa.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Galveston County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Algoa. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Galveston County: www.co.galveston.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Galveston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algoa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4025, Longitude: -95.1694       In this case, the coordinates for Algoa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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