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La Marque, Texas

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Welcome to La Marque ...

The city of La Marque is located in Galveston County.

The location of La Marque has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, La Marque has a population of 16,786 people<2> (see below for details).

La Marque is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for La Marque: (409)

The ZIP code for La Marque: 77568<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Marque had a population of 14,509 people. This makes La Marque the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of La Marque represents 0.06% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,509 people, the population of La Marque increased 6.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,682 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, La Marque had an population of 16,786 people. This is an increase of 15.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.69% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Marque.

Websites for La Marque ...

Junior League:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Marque. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of La Marque. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Marque.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for La Marque:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Marque ...

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

Communities near La Marque ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

League City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of La Marque

Galveston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of La Marque

Texas City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of La Marque

Friendswood   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Marque

Alvin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of La Marque

Located in Brazoria County

Dickinson   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Marque

Seabrook   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of La Marque

Located in Harris County

Santa Fe   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of La Marque

Webster   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Marque

Located in Harris County

Hitchcock   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of La Marque

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for La Marque.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Marque.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Marque - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 La Marque). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Marque or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- La Marque) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for La Marque. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Marque

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Marque. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.3689, Longitude: -94.9956     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for La Marque have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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