Learn More About The Area

Baytown: A Good Place to Call Home

Imagine living in a city with that home town feeling while enjoying ready-access to the excitement and convenience of one of the world’s major cities, Houston, as well as to the popular vacation resort area, Galveston Island, both less than an hour away. Talk to people who live here in the city by the bays and you’ll soon realize this is a place whose residents share a great sense of community and pride themselves on offering Southern hospitality with that special Texas flair. Concern for family takes precedence with the people of Baytown. New residents with time and ideas to offer are readily welcomed as the city continues to grow and nurture interests ranging from youth sports to programs for the elderly.


More than 250 physicians represent nearly every medical specialty practice in Baytown. The two hospitals located in Baytown have a combined capacity of more than 500 beds and offer extensive outpatient services. Fully equipped, 24-hour emergency/trauma centers are readily available, as well as progressive, family-oriented birthing centers, dental clinics, psychiatric centers, mental health care facilities, and comprehensive chemical dependency programs. Fully equipped facilities for surgery, intensive care, cardiopulmonary care, physical therapy, radiology treatment and diagnostic procedures are also readily accessible.


16 Elementary, 5 junior high, and 3 senior high schools, and Baytown Christian Academy Baytown students with special needs can take advantage of specialized courses. One of Baytown’s greatest assets is the presence of Lee College, formed more than 60 years ago through the foresight of local leaders who realized the economic, educational, and cultural opportunities a community college would provide.