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The location of Texas City

Welcome to Texas City ...

The coastal city of Texas City is located in Galveston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Texas City has a population of 49,153 people<2> (see below for details).

Texas City is near sea level<3>.

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

Texas City lies within the (409) area code.

The ZIP codes for Texas City: 77590-77592<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Texas City had a population of 45,099 people (which is 15.48% of the total population of Galveston County). This makes Texas City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Texas City represents 0.18% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 45,099 people, the population of Texas City increased 8.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 41,521 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Texas City had an population of 49,153 people. This is an increase of 8.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Texas City.

Communities Also Named Texas City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Texas City - it's located in Illinois.

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

Websites for Texas City ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Texas City. 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 Texas City. 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 Texas City. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Texas City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Texas City ...

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

Communities near Texas City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

League City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Texas City

Galveston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Texas City

Friendswood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Texas City

La Porte   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Texas City

Located in Harris County

Dickinson   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Texas City

La Marque   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Texas City

Seabrook   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Texas City

Located in Harris County

Santa Fe   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Texas City

Webster   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Texas City

Located in Harris County

Hitchcock   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Texas City

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Galveston County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Texas City:

The official website for Galveston County:

The official website for State of Texas:

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 Texas City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Texas City - 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 Texas City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Texas City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Texas City includes: 77590, 77591 & 77592.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Texas City) 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 Texas City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Texas City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Texas City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4468, Longitude: -94.8925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Texas City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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