• Multiple Deepwater Ports with 45’ of Draft
  • 3 Electric Power Providers Giving You the Power of Choice
  • 3 Railroads: Union Pacific (Class I), BNSF (Class I), Galveston Railroad (Short Line)
  • 2 Foreign Trade Zones: Port of Galveston and Texas City
  • 9 Hospitals
  • Unrivaled Access to Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
  • 2 Major Universities plus 2 Community Colleges
  • Access to Hobby Airport with over 150 daily nonstop flights to more than 40 cities via Southwest, JetBlue, American, and Delta
  • Direct Access to Interstate 45




Companies With A Galveston County Presence

  • DOW
  • BMW
  • BP
  • UTMB Health
    UTMB Health
  • Eastman
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen
    Wallenius Wilhelmsen
  • American National Insurance Company
    American National Insurance Company
  • Hitchcock RedGuard
    Hitchcock RedGuard
  • Moody Garden's
    Moody Garden's
  • Hilton
  • Landry's
  • Gulf Copper
    Gulf Copper
  • Haliburton
  • Rolls Royce
    Rolls Royce







Latest News

Commissioners Pass Budget With Lowest Tax Rate In More Than 15 Years

Galveston County Commissioners have successfully decreased the property tax rate for the sixth consecutive year... Read more ...

Galveston County Receives First Ever Moody’s AAA Rating

Good fiscal policies and strong recovery since Hurricane Ike are two factors Galveston County can claim.... Read more ...

County’s Strong Credit Rating Saves Taxpayers in Recent Bond Refinancing

After a recent refinancing of $72 million in general obligation bonds, Galveston County has lowered its interest rate... Read more ...

Galveston County Economic Development Unveils Promotional Video

A new marketing piece by Galveston County’s Economic Development Department aims to attract new industry... Read more ...