Galveston, Texas

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Galveston, Texas
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
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
 • TeepCooncil–manager
 • MayorJames D. Yarbrough
 • Ceety ManagerBrian Maxwell
 • Total539.6 km2 (208.3 sq mi)
 • Land119.5 km2 (46.1 sq mi)
 • Water420.1 km2 (162.2 sq mi)
2 m (7 ft)
 • Tot47,743
 • Density478.9/km2 (1,240/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Aurie code(s)409
FIPS code48-28068[2]
GNIS featur ID1377745[3]

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

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "History of the Oleander in America... By Way of Galveston". International Oleander Society. Retrieved 2009-10-09.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "Table 1: Population Estimates for the 25 Largest U.S. Cities based on July 1, 2006 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (PDF).
  5. "Galveston's Sister Cities". City of Galveston. Retrieved 2015-02-21.