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Baytown, TX

Baytown, TX

Baytown, TX

Highlights on moving to Baytown, TX!

Baytown is located at the mouth of the San Jacinto River on Galveston Bay.  If a move to Baytown is in your plans you’ll be interested to know that it is only 30 miles east of downtown Houston, 50 miles west of Beaumont and 40 miles north of Galveston.  According to the 2010 Census Baytown has a population of 71,802 and is known mostly for oil refining which explains their city motto “Where oil and water really do mix.”  Exxon runs one of the petrochemical plants in Baytown and is one of the city’s major employers. 

Moving to Baytown – What to expect
The climate in Baytown is fairly consistent year round. If you enjoy warm sunny days and lots of sunshine, then Baytown Texas is the town for you.  Baytown’s climate is classified as humid subtropical with an average temperature of 78 degrees.  Complimenting the warm sunny days are cool evenings with an average evening temperature of 59 degrees.  The wettest month in Baytown is June with an average of 6.7 inches of rain and the coolest month is December with an average low of 44 degrees. 

Getting around in Baytown is easier than ever with Harris County Transit service.  Harris County Transit is Baytown’s state of the art bus service to get you around town.  They offer fixed route service Monday through Friday.   Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County also services Baytown and takes commuters to downtown Houston.  Baytown also has a division of Greyhound Bus Lines as well as a privately owned general aviation airport.                         

You have several choices when it comes to dining in BaytownThe city offers a variety of restaurant choices ranging from American to Sushi and everything in between. After your move to the area, you’ll definitely want to try The Red Fox, Texas Coastal Cuisine.  The Red Fox is an upscale, casual dining restaurant where the atmosphere is relaxed, refined and all about Texas.  They have a comfort cuisine buffet for lunch complete with chicken and dumplings, meatloaf, and even fried chicken.  Their dinner menu has many delicious options such as Southern Style Creole Seafood Etouffee, stuffed flounder, country friend venison, steaks, burgers and more!         

Baytown has several quaint shops and boutiques such as Mirabellas Clothing Boutique and Queen Esther’s Boutique and the 1.2 million square foot San Jacinto Mall—anchored by JC Penney, Sears, Macy’s and Palais Royal.  It also has over 100 specialty retailers, a food court, play area for the kids and an 11 screen cinema. 


Moving to Baytown, Texas – New Resident Links
Baytown City Website
Driver’s License Baytown
Baytown Chamber of Commerce
Baytown Jobs
Baytown City Utilities

The service center for Baytown, TX is located in Houston, TX.

Information about Baytown, TX

Est. Population: 56923
County: Harris
Latitude: 29.7333
Longitude: -94.9833
Zip Codes: 77520