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Living & Working

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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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

When Bad Kitty Has Too Much Fun

Gulf Coast Bail Bonds
When your run luck runs out, give us a call. We’ll get you back on “Island Time” in no time. 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.

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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!


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Famous Gumbo Stroll

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival
Yaga’s Entertainment Inc. will bring foodies a little taste of heaven at the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival to be held September 24-25. Visit Website

Comfort You Expect at A Great Value

Gaido's Seaside Inn
No matter how much our guest rave about our award-winning pool, they like our from scratch complimentary breakfast even more! Visit Website

Wetlands Are Bird Magnets

Find out the best places to visit salt marsh wetlands to see birds they attract.  When you raise your binoculars to observe the birds, remember: Like a magnet, it’s the wetlands that brought them here.

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Group Shot!

Lucky Lounge
We are all here because we’re not all there. Visit Website

Samuel B Jewelry

Island Silver
The Gulf Coast’s Premier Sterling Silver Jewelry Store with thousand of .925 Sterling items in stock. Visit Website

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