Galveston, Texas

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Galveston, Texas
Ceety
City of Galveston
Frae upper left: Galveston skyline, Bishop's Palace, Ashbel Smith Biggin, Moody Gardens Aquarium, St. Mary Cathedral Basilica an Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
Offeecial seal o Galveston, Texas
Seal
Nickname(s): The Oleander City[1]
Location in Galveston Coonty in the state o Texas
Location in Galveston Coonty in the state o Texas
Coordinates: 29°16′52″N 94°49′33″W / 29.28111°N 94.82583°W / 29.28111; -94.82583Coordinates: 29°16′52″N 94°49′33″W / 29.28111°N 94.82583°W / 29.28111; -94.82583
Kintra  Unitit States o Americae
State  Texas
Coonty Galveston
Incorporatit 1839
Govrenment
 • Teep Cooncil–manager
 • Mayor James D. Yarbrough
 • Ceety Manager Brian Maxwell
Aurie
 • Total 539.6 km2 (208.3 sq mi)
 • Laund 119.5 km2 (46.1 sq mi)
 • Watter 420.1 km2 (162.2 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 47,743
 • Density 478.9/km2 (1,240/sq mi)
 • Demonym Galvestonian
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 77550-77555
Aurie code(s) 409
FIPS code 48-28068[2]
GNIS featur ID 1377745[3]
Wabsteid cityofgalveston.org

Galveston is a coastal ceety located on Galveston Island an Pelican Island in the U.S. state o Texas.

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Galveston haes five sister ceeties, as designatit bi Sister Cities International:[5]

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