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Galveston County Web Page -  The Official Galveston County, Texas home page

Galveston County GIS Maps  -   view and analyze data from a geographic perspective. GIS can be used to work with geographic information as a database, a map or a model.

Galveston County Engineering  -   The mission of the Galveston County Engineer is to provide engineering services, including road and bridge engineering, and inspections of construction projects of all kind in the county.

Galveston County Health District - Through planning, preparedness, and surveillance Galveston County Health Department will promote, ensure and improve the health and well being of its residents.  Find food service inspection scores here.

Galveston Environmental Health Services - is responsible for several community health programs that affect many aspects of community life.   The Consumer Health Division is responsible for permitting and inspections of food service establishments, public and semi-public swimming pools, permitted animal facilities, and on-site sewage facilities.

Galveston County Economic Alliance - Galveston County is rapidly becoming a premier location choice with site selection specialists. Visit our data center for location specific data. Galveston County offers low cost coastal living with supreme quality of life activities from great restaurants, parks and beaches to sporting, boating and cultural events. Galveston County is a pro-business county that supports the Aerospace, Life Sciences, Petrochemical and Tourism industry clusters.

Galveston County Clerk’s Office - The District Clerk's office is the registrar, recorder, and custodian of all pleadings, instrument, and papers that are part of any cause of action in any District Court in Galveston County.  In addition to judicial responsibilities, the District Clerk indexes and secures all court records, collects filing fees, handles funds held in litigation and monies awarded to minors.

Galveston County Appraisal District -  Property Assessment and Tax Information.  Everything you want to know about property values in Galveston County and the office of the County Appraiser is at your fingertips.

Galveston Tax Assessor/Collector - assesses and collects ad valorem tax accounts as identified and valued by the Galveston County Appraisal District.

Galveston County, TX

Texas Water Utilities Database  -  Search here to determine who provides water to a specific city or county in Texas

Texas Gas Companies  -   Looking for Propane, Natural gas, or just daily gas price monitoring, find a link here.

Texas Electric Choice  -  Retail Electric Providers compete to provide your electric service, often by offering lower prices, renewable energy options, added customer service or other incentives. Retail Electric Providers conduct functions such as billing and customer service.


Official Texas State Web Site 

Department of Transportation

Texas Secretary of State - The Office of the Secretary of State provides a repository for official and business and commercial records required to be filed with the Office. The Secretary publishes government rules and regulations.

Business Opportunity SearchThis site has search capabilities that allow searches to be made for business opportunities that have filed a registration or exemption notice with the Office of the Secretary of State. All fields displayed are searchable.

Texas Corporations  -  Business Organization Codes, Corporate Names – if you are forming a corporation in the State of Texas this is the link to use.

Traffic Counts & Roadway Information

State GIS Maps

Texas Department of State Health Services

Certifications, Licensing and PermitsLinks to information and resources pertaining to license, permit, certification, and registration applications and renewals in the State of Texas.

Texas Alcoholic Beverage CommissionThe mission of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is to promote public safety and serve the people of Texas through consistent, fair and timely administration of the Alcoholic Beverage Code while fostering education, voluntary compliance and legal, responsible alcohol consumption.

Texas Legislature Online 

Texas Constitution and Statutes

The Handbook of Texas Onlineis a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas Real Estate Commission 

Many Maps of Texas  -  Highway maps, demographic maps, historical maps – you need a map, you can find it here.

Galveston County Chamber of Commerce - The voice of Galveston County Business

US Census Bureau  


*Galveston County, Texas is comprised of twelve (12) cities and one (1) village, all of which are responsible for creating, maintaining and enforcing their own planning, zoning and building codes & regulations.

Please refer to their respective web sites for more information.
(Villages and Hamlets are contained within each)

Incorporated Cites, Townships & Villages of Galveston County, Texas



City of Galveston
(City Code)

City of Hitchcock
(Code in Print Form Only)

City of Jamaica Beach
(Code in Print Form Only)


City of Kemah
(Code in Print Form Only)

City of La Marque
(City Code)

City of League City
(City Code)

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City of Santa Fe
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City of Texas City
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Village of Tiki Island
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