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Living & Working on the Island, Galveston, TXLiving & Working on the Island, Galveston, TXLiving & Working on the Island, Galveston, TX

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A Great Place to Call Home

With the amenities of a big city, accommodations of a resort destination and tight-knit friendliness of a small town — all set against the beautiful backdrop of the seaside — Galveston Island is an idyllic place to call home for more than 50,000 people. It could be your home, too.


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Explore the Ocean's Depths

Moody Gardens
Dive into the oceans of the world in a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins to seals, stingrays, sharks and more! Visit Website

Views, Brews, & 'Tails Patio Passport

Galveston.com Experience Passports
Enjoy sipping an an ice-cold cocktail while enjoying views from a great patio. This self-guided passport highlights some of the best patios & spirits Galveston has to offer. Visit Website

The History of Galveston Island

Galveston History

The story of Galveston is a page-turner featuring adventure, tragedy, opulence, generosity and sacrifice, bound by a strong streak of grit and gumption that are trademarks of its residents even today.

Excellence in Education

Excellence in Education

Galvestonians place a high regard on education. The city boasts a strong public and private school system that gives parents and students several options, plus the Island offers three institutions of higher learning.

Healthcare

Healthcare

Healthcare on Galveston Island is world-class with a global impact. Vaccine development, burn care research, Ebola vaccine and treatment research, epilepsy care and tropical disease research are just a few of the areas where the University of Texas Medical Branch has garnered acclaim on a world stage.

Living on the Island

Island Living

With the amenities of a big city, accommodations of a resort destination, and tight-knit friendliness of a small town, Galveston Island is an idyllic place to call home.

Places to Worship

Places to Worship

More than 50 churches and two synagogues representing every major religious denomination are available in Galveston.

Economy

Economy

Galveston Island’s diverse economy and robust workforce make it an ideal location for business development.

Leasing Center Sign

Apartments

Galveston Island offers an array of choices when it comes to leasing an apartment home – from budget to luxury, from east end to west!

Business Directory

Business & Service Directory

So you’re an Islander, great!  Time to introduce yourself to businesses & services that are here to make your life easier.  From insurance agents to roofers, nail salons to Proud Warriors, you’ll quickly see our community offers everything you need!


SPONSORED CONTENT

See Sharks Overhead

Moody Gardens Aquarium
From the secrets of the rainforests to the oceans' depths, a world of wonder awaits. Visit Website

Explore the Ocean's Depths

Moody Gardens
From the secrets of the rainforest to the ocean's depth, a world of wonder awaits. Visit Website

Coronavirus Updates

Here on Galveston Island, our top priority is the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding COVID-19 and are committed to being responsive to your needs and those of all our guests as the situation evolves.

It’s Not TV.  It’s

Galveston.com TV

SPONSORED CONTENT

So You Want To See Some Ghosts?

Historic Galveston Ghost Tours
Take a 90 minute tour of the most haunted place in America, where the ghosts are just dying to meet you. Visit Website

Take a Self-guide Tour

1895 Moody Mansion
Open for tours daily. Where Galveston history comes to life. Visit Website

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