Bay Area

Miles of coastline and sunny days pay compliment to award-winning restaurants and a plethora of outdoor entertainment. The Bay Area consists of the cities of Anahuac, Bacliff, Baytown, Beach City, Kemah, La Porte, Morgan’s Point, Seabrook, Shoreacres, Pasadena, and Texas City.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bay Area offers entertainment options for everyone young and old! NASA’s Space Center Houston is a museum that is home to more than 400 space artifacts and interactive exhibits that include a tour of the Independence shuttle, simulations that include a spacewalk, and galleries including the Starship Gallery and the Astronaut Gallery.

The Kemah Boardwalk will bring out your inner child with themed restaurants, retail shops, amusement rides, arcades and a slew of events throughout the year.

Moody Gardens is a theme park, amusement park and zoo all in one. It features a tropical rainforest, an on-site aquarium, unique museum exhibits, and activities that include zip line, ropes course, water slides, boat rides, wave pool and golf course.

The Bay Area also features a trove of water activities like boating, fishing, and water sports along with breathtaking nature excursions and fantastic birdwatching opportunities.

The Bay Area has a diverse economy with much of it built around aerospace, petrochemicals and chemical processing, high-tech (software, biotechnology, electronics, etc.), and tourism.

Most other employment in the region is supported by these industries although some smaller, independent industries exist as well.

The Bay Area covers multiple municipalities with multiple school districts. Most of the communities in the Clear Lake Area are served by Clear Creek Independent School District though some nearby areas are served by Dickinson and Houston Independent School Districts.

Communities in the Pasadena/Baytown area are served by Deer Park, Goose Creek Consolidated, La Porte, and Pasadena Independent School Districts. The Friendswood area is served by the Friendswood Independent School District. The Texas City area is served by La Marque and Texas City Independent School Districts.

The communities in Chambers County near Anahuac are served by Anahuac Independent School District and Barbers Hill Independent School District.

As of 2008, the Bay area population was 566,580.