Galveston County is a county in the U.S. state of , located along the Gulf Coast adjacent to . As of the 2010 U.S. Decennial Census, the population was 291,309.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The , also known as Gresham's Castle, is an ornate 19,082 square feet Victorian-style house, located on Broadway and 14th Street in the East End Historic District of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Theme park
is a pleasure pier in , , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Texas A&M University at Galveston is an ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees that are awarded from Texas A&M University in College Station. Photo: Ctiefenbrunn, CC BY 3.0.

is a small square located on the corner of Tremont St and Strand St in the Strand Historic District of .

Localities in the Area

is a city on Island, off the , approximately 45 minutes southeast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.


29.2977° or 29° 17' 51.6" north
-94.8109° or 94° 48' 39.1" west
16 feet (5 metres)
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Galveston County
  • Arabic: Condado han Galveston, Texas
  • Arabic: مقاطعة غالفيستون
  • Arabic: مقاطعة غالفيستون، تكساس
  • Arabic: مقاطعه غالفيستون، تكساس
  • Armenian: Գալվեստոն շրջան
  • Asturian: condáu de Galveston
  • Basque: Galveston konderria (Texas)
  • Basque: Galveston konderria
  • Bavarian: Galveston County, Texas
  • Bavarian: Galveston County
  • Belarusian: Галвестан
  • Bishnupriya: গালভেসটন কাউন্টি, টেক্সাস
  • Bishnupriya: গালভেসটন কাউন্টি
  • Bulgarian: Галвистън
  • Catalan: comtat de Galveston
  • Cebuano: Galveston County
  • Chinese: Galveston Kūn
  • Chinese: 加尔维斯顿县
  • Chinese: 加爾維斯敦縣
  • Czech: Galveston County
  • Dutch: Galveston County
  • English: Galveston County, Texas
  • English: Galveston County
  • Esperanto: Kantono Galveston
  • Esperanto: kantono Galveston
  • Estonian: Galvestoni maakond
  • Finnish: Galvestonin piirikunta
  • French: Comté de Galveston
  • French: comté de Galveston
  • Georgian: გალვესტონის ოლქი
  • German: Galveston County
  • Hebrew: מחוז גלבסטון
  • Hungarian: Galveston megye
  • Indonesian: County Galveston
  • Indonesian: Galveston County
  • Irish: Contae Galveston, Texas
  • Italian: Contea di Galveston
  • Italian: contea di Galveston
  • Japanese: ガルベストン郡
  • Korean: 갤버스턴군
  • Latin: Galveston Comitatus
  • Low German: Galveston County
  • Min Dong Chinese: Galveston Gông
  • Min Nan Chinese: Galveston Kūn
  • Norwegian: Galveston County
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Galveston County
  • Persian: شهرستان گلوستون، تگزاس
  • Persian: شهرستان گلویستن، تگزاس
  • Polish: Hrabstwo Galveston
  • Portuguese: Condado de Galveston
  • Romanian: Comitatul Galveston, Texas
  • Romanian: Comitatul Galveston
  • Russian: Галвестон
  • Sardinian: contea de Galveston
  • Scottish Gaelic: Galveston County
  • Serbian: Округ Галвестон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Galveston County, Texas
  • Silesian: Hrabstwo Galveston
  • South Azerbaijani: قالوزتون بؤلگه‌سی، تکزاس
  • Spanish: Condado de Galveston
  • Swedish: Galveston County
  • Tatar: Галвестон (округ, Техас)
  • Tatar: Галвестон
  • Turkish: Galveston County
  • Ukrainian: Ґалвестон
  • Urdu: گیلویسٹن کاؤنٹی، ٹیکساس
  • Vietnamese: Quận Galveston
  • Waray (Philippines): Condado han Galveston
  • Welsh: Galveston County, Texas
  • Welsh: Galveston County
  • Western Panjabi: گالووسٹن کاؤنٹی
  • County Galveston, Texas
  • Quận Galveston, Texas

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