Growing from a small sawmill and store settlement in 1824, this coastal oasis is steeped in rich history as it shares its bay with the San Jacinto Monument and battlegrounds--the birthplace of Texas--just a ferry ride away. The city is home to an abundance of wildlife and lush vegetation, including more than 300 species of birds. Baytown is a coastal gateway to many points of interest, such as Houston, Galveston and numerous Bay Area attractions.


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