Baytown Homes for Sale
Baytown is a city located in Harris County and partially in Chambers County on the Gulf Coast. Situated on SH 146 and I-10, Baytown serves as a central city for several communities. As the fourth-largest city in the Houston Metropolitan Area, Baytown is a vital player in Texas’ petrochemical industry, and is home to a prosperous industrial community that includes major corporations. With water bordering the community on three sides, Baytown offers home buyers an assortment of real estate options, including waterfront homes.
Recreation options are abundant within and around the Baytown community. The city is home to the Baytown Nature Center that not only provides recreational activities, but is also a wildlife sanctuary; as well as Houston Raceway Park, a motorsports complex featuring races. In addition, homes in Baytown are close to a wide variety of facilities for parties, concerts, and community functions; not to mention, the city of Baytown runs over 40 beautiful parks with amenities like boat ramps, fishing piers, playgrounds, picnic areas, swimming pools, trails, sports fields, and much more. Not to mention, homes in Baytown are just minutes away from aquatics facilities, the marina for boating and fishing, golf courses, water parks, the Kemah Boardwalk, and Galveston for additional recreation and relaxation.
Aside from an assortment of recreation opportunities found in Baytown, the community is also home to a wide range of entertainment options. Baytown is home to the San Jacinto Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in the region, as well as other major retail establishments that include Kroger, Target, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Wal-Mart, and Best Buy. For art and culture pursuits, Baytown is home to its own theater company for live theater and a symphony orchestra that performs concerts throughout the year. In addition, homes in Baytown are just a few minutes away from an assortment of dining establishments and nightlife opportunities. With a close proximity to Houston and Galveston, Baytown residents have easy access to additional entertainment options, including premier shopping, exceptional dining, exploring endless museums and art galleries, and so much more.
Students living in Baytown attend schools within the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District. The district is home to 14 elementary schools, five junior high schools, three high schools, a career center, and two alternative schools. In addition, Baytown offers several private school options for students. For those pursing post-secondary education opportunities, East Harris County and West Chambers County are served by Lee College, a two-year junior college.