Dickinson was incorporated in 1977. Since then, Dickinson has grown its city limits through annexation. Annexation is the process by winch cities extend their municipal services, regulations, and taxing authority to the extra-territorial jurisdiction. Annexations are governed by Chapter 43 of the Texas Local Government Code and can be done by Voluntary Annexation, Involuntary Annexation, or through Developer Agreements.

Past Annexations (Since 2013):