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Welcome to Galena Park ...

The city of Galena Park is located on the Gulf Coast.

Galena Park is located in Harris County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Galena Park has a population of 10,740 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Galena Park.

The community of Galena Park is near sea level<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Galena Park: (281)<5>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP code for Galena Park: 77547<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Galena Park had an population of 10,740 people. This is a decrease of 1.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Galena Park had a population of 10,887 people. This makes Galena Park the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Galena Park represents 0.04% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,887 people, the population of Galena Park increased 2.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,592 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Galena Park.

Communities near Galena Park ...

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

  • Houston [Harris County]
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    • Houston [Harris County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the west of Galena Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,316,120 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<8>
  • Pearland [Brazoria County]
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    • Pearland [Brazoria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Galena Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 123,562 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearland<8>
  • League City [Galveston County]
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    • League City [Galveston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Galena Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,477 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for League City<8>
  • Baytown [Harris County]
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    • Baytown [Harris County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Galena Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baytown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Friendswood [Galveston County]
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      • Friendswood [Galveston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,011 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendswood<8>
    • La Porte [Harris County]
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      • La Porte [Harris County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,775 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Porte<8>
    • Deer Park [Harris County]
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      • Deer Park [Harris County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<8>
    • Bellaire [Harris County]
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      • Bellaire [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellaire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<8>
    • Humble [Harris County]
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      • Humble [Harris County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,539 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humble<8>
    • West University Place [Harris County]
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      • West University Place [Harris County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Galena Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West University Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West University Place
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West University Place<8>

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 Galena Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galena Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Galena Park. 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 Galena Park.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galena Park ...

Looking for more information about Galena Park? 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 Galena Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Galena Park.

Adding Galena Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Galena Park in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Galena Park was on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Galena Park on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Harris County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.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 Harris, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Galena Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galena Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Galena Park, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Galena Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Galena Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Galena Park) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Galena Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Galena ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galena Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7450, Longitude: -95.2334       In this case, the coordinates for Galena Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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