Steeped in rich history, Baytown shares its bay with the San Jacinto Monument and battlegrounds, which are just a ferry ride away. The town also is home to the Trophy Barber Shop, with its polar bear and trophies on display, and the Lee College Performing Arts Center. Baytown is 26 miles east of Houston, 72 miles west of Beaumont and 42 miles north of Galveston.