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1991-2000

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Texas City Museum opens. Civic leaders begin a concerted effort to beautify Texas City and attract more residents and businesses. Texas City is named an All-American City in 1997. Corporate mergers in the oil industry continue. The Doyle Convention Center opens. Central Fire Station and two auxiliary stations are built. A new criminal justice center is built. Bay Street Park renovation and expansion is completed. First Texas City Art Festival is held. An agreement is signed for development of a megaport container terminal.

2000 population: 41,512 people
Charles T. Doyle

Charles T. Doyle

Thomas S. Mackey Nature Center

Thomas S. Mackey Nature Center (photo by Jesse Ponce)

Angel statue at Memorial Cemetery

Angel statue at Memorial Cemetery (photo by Robert Elliott)

  • Texas City, All-America City 1997 (photo by Robert Elliott)

  • Centennial Fountain at Moore Memorial Public Library

  • Fishing at the Texas City Dike (photo by Mildred Canter)

  • Fishing boats at the Texas City Dike (photo by Robert Elliott)

  • Half Moon Shoal Lighthouse (photo by Jesse Ponce)

  • Mural painted on the wall of Booker T. Washington School (1998)

  • The Phoenix Fountain (photo by Robert Elliott)

  • Tackle Time 1997

    • Heritage Square

    • An aerial view of the port of Texas City

    • Noble Park

    • Rotary Pavilion in Nessler Park

    • Fourth Monday celebration

    • The McIIvaine Building around 1995

    • Rankin L. DeWalt Criminal Justice Center

    • Texas City Central Fire Station (Station #1)

    • Texas City Fire Station #2

    • A planning session of the Goals 2000 committee

    • War and Peace Memorial (photo by Jesse Ponce)

    • An aerial view of the Texas City Dike (photo by Robert Elliott)

    • Growth of Texas City Map

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