Texas City Real Estate
Located in Galveston County as part of the Mainland Texas Gulf Coast area, Texas City is situated on the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay and offers the community many beautiful and historical homes and attractions. Just seven miles from Galveston and 11 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Texas City is a busy deep water port as well as a petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing center. In fact, most of the city’s industry comes from its BP plant, the third largest refinery in the nation.
Recreation and entertainment opportunities are abundant within the Texas City community. The community is home to museums, a golf course, picnic areas, fishing piers, and more. In addition, Texas City operates numerous parks where families can find nature preserves, nature trails, historical sites and memorials, open fields, sports facilities, and more. With a close location to Galveston, homes in Texas City are in convenient reach to beaches for boating, fishing, sailing, water sports, wind surfing, and more. Not to mention, Texas City is home to Mall of the Mainland and the new Tanger Outlets which provide plenty of opportunities for shopping whether it’s for designer brands or discounted merchandise. Plus, Texas City homes are in close proximity to Houston and Galveston for premier shopping, dining, and more entertainment.
Most students in Texas City attend schools within the Texas City Independent School District. The district is home to four elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school. Some students living in Texas City will attend schools within the Dickinson Elementary School District or the La Marque Independent School District, as well. For those pursuing post-secondary education opportunities, Texas City is also home to College of the Mainland and in close proximity to both Galveston and Houston’s colleges and universities.