Texas City is the Third largest City in Galveston County. Texas City features the 5 mile Texas City Dike; built to protect the lower Houston Ship Channel, but is also very popular for fishing, boat launching and also has some great beach area along with the Dike, Texas City also features 42 parks. Texas City has its own Texas City Independent School District. Texas City is bordered to the North by Moses Lake and to the East by Galveston bay, it stretches all the way across I-45 to the West. Texas City housing consists of New Developments like Master Planned Lago Mar and water front homes in Grand Cay Harbour. It has easy 15 min. access South to Galveston by way of Hwy 146 or I-45 or about 40-45 min. North to Houston via the same roadways.