Galveston County is a county located in the southeastern part of Texas, USA. As of 2020, the population of Galveston County was approximately 343,000 people. The county covers an area of approximately 398 square miles.
The population of Galveston County is diverse, with a mix of ethnicities and races. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county’s population is approximately 62% White, 28% Hispanic or Latino, 13% African American, and 4% Asian, among other ethnicities.
The average home price in Galveston County is around $280,000, according to Zillow, and the property tax rate is approximately 1.8%, according to the Galveston County Tax Office.
There are many things to do in Galveston County, including visiting the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, the Moody Gardens, and the Galveston Island State Park, which offers camping, hiking, and fishing. The county is also home to several museums and historical sites, including the Galveston Railroad Museum and the Texas Seaport Museum.
Galveston County is home to several towns and cities, including Galveston, League City, and Texas City. The county seat is located in Galveston, and the county courthouse is located at 600 59th St., Galveston, TX 77551. The phone number for the courthouse is (409) 766-2230.
Property taxes are a major source of revenue for local governments in Texas, but they can also be a heavy burden for property owners. If you think your property tax appraisal is too high or unfair compared to similar properties in your area, you have the right to challenge it through the property tax appeal process. By appealing your property tax assessment, you may be able to lower your appraised value and reduce your property tax bill. This can save you money and help you avoid penalties and interest if you fail to pay your taxes on time. Appealing your property tax assessment also ensures that the appraisal district is using accurate and up-to-date information about your property and that it is following the law and the Texas Tax Code.