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Welcome to Dickinson ...
The city of Dickinson is located in Galveston County.
The location of Dickinson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Dickinson has a population of 20,359 people<2> (see below for details).
Dickinson is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Dickinson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Dickinson: (281)<4>, (713) & (832).
The ZIP code for Dickinson: 77539<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dickinson had a population of 18,680 people (or 6.41% of the total population of Galveston County). This makes Dickinson the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Dickinson represents 0.07% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,680 people, the population of Dickinson increased 9.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,093 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dickinson had an population of 20,359 people. This is an increase of 8.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.11% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dickinson.
Communities near Dickinson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dickinson and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dickinson.
Communities Also Named Dickinson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Dickinson - they are located in Alabama, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dickinson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dickinson:
Websites for Dickinson ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dickinson ...
Looking for more information about Dickinson? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Dickinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dickinson.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dickinson: www.ci.dickinson.tx.us/
The official website for Galveston County: www.co.galveston.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019