Located on the beautiful Dickinson Bayou, a pathway to Galveston Bay, Dickinson is a prime geo-graphic location situated halfway between Houston and Galveston on Interstate 45 and easy access to numerous other major thoroughfares and methods of transportation. Dickinson’s rapidly growing business community includes aerospace, petrochemical, health care and retail operations with room to grow.
Dickinson offers business a proactive economic development philosophy and attitude, diverse in trade areas with available land and/or lease space in each area, a professional city staff, and streamlined permitting process. With its close proximity to great shopping, activities, and attractions like Nasa’s Johnson Space Center, Kemah Boardwalk, Moody Gardens, Tanger Outlet Mall and Gulf Greyhound Park, Dickinson residents have the best of both worlds a relaxed approach to life in a small community setting with all of the attractions of a large city at their fingertips.
With several new facilities under construction and in development phases over the next couple of years, Dickinson Independent School District is continually building and expanding to provide the best opportunities for its students, ensuring that its educational facilities offer state of the art technology and superior learning environments.
All of this and much more to make Dickinson a great place to live, own a business and raise your family!
City of Dickinson Quick Facts:
- Population approximately 20,000
- 12.5 Square miles
- Dickinson Independent School District is an award winning school system
- There are seven public and private higher education systems within a 60 mile radius which include: University Of Texas Medical Branch, University of Houston, Rice University, Texas A&M Galveston, Houston Baptist University, College of the Mainland , San Jacinto Community College and Baylor College of Medicine