The City of Dickinson is located along Dickinson Bayou between Houston and Galveston. If you are new to the area you should be made aware of the fact that just because you have a Dickinson address does not mean that you reside in the incorporated limits of the City of Dickinson. You may have a Dickinson mailing address and live in the City of League City or the City of Texas City. You may also live in an unincorporated area of Galveston County.
You may check the city map to determine if you live in the city: Map of Dickinson. To check for a particular address, you can conduct a property search on the Galveston County Appraisal District's website. If you are in the incorporated limits of Dickinson, under parcel information you will see a designation for C36 (Dickinson City).
In addition to the City of Dickinson, all residents live within other taxing entities. These include schools, water, flood, roads, and the County of Galveston.
Dickinson residents living south of Dickinson Bayou and west of IH45 are in the Santa Fe Independent School District, home to the Santa Fe Indians. The schools in Santa Fe ISD are all located in the City of Santa Fe.
The area of the city south of Dickinson Bayou and west of IH45 is outside of the water district. Water and Sewer in this area is provided by private wells and septic systems. For more information on the rules and regulations for these systems contact the Galveston County Health District Consumer Services at 409-938-2411.
This program is designed to help low-to-moderate income home-buyers purchase a home. Available to buyers who meet normal mortgage underwriting requirements is down payment and closing cost assistance in the form a 10-year, amortizing second lien mortgage loan. The second mortgage cannot exceed 8% of the first mortgage and be no less than $500.