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
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
CoontyGalveston
Incorporatit1839
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil–manager
 • MayorJames D. Yarbrough
 • Ceety ManagerBrian Maxwell
Area
 • Total539.6 km2 (208.3 sq mi)
 • Land119.5 km2 (46.1 sq mi)
 • Water420.1 km2 (162.2 sq mi)
Elevation
2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot47,743
 • Density478.9/km2 (1,240/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Galvestonian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
77550-77555
Aurie code(s)409
FIPS code48-28068[2]
GNIS featur ID1377745[3]
Wabsteidcityofgalveston.org

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]

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