Clear Lake Shores, Texas
Clear Lake Shores, Texas, is a town in Galveston County, Texas, inside the Houston-Sugarland-Baytown area. It is an important city in Galveston County’s Houston Metropolitan Area located about 45 miles west of Houston and is the fourth-largest city within Galveston County’s limits.
Clear Lake Shores is a small town with many people, but it is full of entertainment, culture, and history.
The city of Clear Lake Shores was founded in the late nineteenth century as a small resort for railroad companies and tourists. In particular, the railroads were a great success, especially in the years immediately after the Civil War. The town grew in popularity when the railroad company opened its main terminal there.
While you are at Clear Lake, you will be able to take in some of the best sights in the entire Houston area, including the NASA Johnson Space Center and the Texas Historical Commission building.
Other things to do while you are in Clear Lake include shopping at several local malls and restaurants. Some beautiful hotels and cottages offer lodging options to travelers visiting the area.
The City of Clear Lake Shores is considered the yachting Capital of Texas because it has more boat slips than people! Residents enjoy living by the water and riding around on their customized golf carts, which is their primary means of transportation.
Clear Lake Shores offers many community events throughout the year including, Jammin’ on Jarboe and the Children’s Fishing Derby.
The town is also home to four waterfront parks:
Clear Lake Shores is a historic, eclectic community in a quickly developing neighborhood on the waterfront.
The Clear Creek Independent School District (CCISD) serves the schools in the area based in League City, Texas. CCISD is the 29th largest school district in Texas, operating forty-four distinct campuses, consisting of six high schools, ten junior high schools, twenty-six elementary schools, and three alternative campuses.
There are also two football stadiums: Veterans Memorial Stadium and Challenger Columbia Stadium.