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Webster
Harris County, Texas

ZipCodes
77598

Motto
Gateway to the Future



Page Contents for Webster, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Webster is approximately 4,678 1990, 10400 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,842 1990, 4900 2010.
The amount of land area in Webster is 13.631 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.096 sq kilometers.
The distance from Webster to Washington DC is 1259 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 170 miles. (as the crow flies)
Webster is positioned 29.53 degrees north of the equator and 95.11 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the area between Houston and Galveston in southeastern Texas. It is next to the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Webster.

English colonists were brought to the area by James W. Webster in 1879. The little settlement was first known as Garden Town. By 1882, the first post office was opened and named Websterville, after founder James W. Webster. Webster was a village until it was incorporated in 1958. The area grew by leaps and bounds during the 1960's when the Johnson Space Center opened.
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Attractions

Known as the gateway to the NASA and Galveston Bay area. Webster has a shopping area known as the "Webster Gateway." It has many places to eat and to be entertained as well as retail stores, businesses and hotels.
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Webster City Government

City of Webster
101 Pennsylvania St
Webster, TX 77598-5230
Phone: 281-332-1826

Webster Chamber

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
1201 E. Nasa Road One
Houston, Texas 77058-3391
Phone: 281-488-7676
Fax: 281-488-8981
Email
Serving the cities of Clear Lake Shores, El Lago, Kemah, League City, Nassau Bay, Seabrook, Taylor Lake Village, and parts of Houston and Pasadena.

Webster Organizations

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
1201 E. Nasa Road One
Houston, Texas 77058-3391
Phone: 281-488-7676
Fax: 281-488-8981
Email
Serving the cities of Clear Lake Shores, El Lago, Kemah, League City, Nassau Bay, Seabrook, Taylor Lake Village, and parts of Houston and Pasadena.

Webster Schools

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300 Pennsylvania St
Webster, TX 77598-5231
Phone: 281-338-1664 Webster

Miscellany

The population of Webster was:
1960 - 329
1970 - 2,231
1990 - 4,678
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data. All other figures are from other sources.

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