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    GALVESTON, TEXAS

    Galveston County Seat, Texas Gulf Coast
    Hwy 45 and State 87
    From Houston, Hwy 45 South 50 miles
    309 miles from Dallas

    Population: 57,247 (2000)

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    The hurricane that struck Galveston on September 8, 1900, still reigns as the worst natural disaster in United States history because an estimated 10,000 people lost their lives.
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