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HIGHLAND BAYOU, TEXAS. Highland Bayou is a small residential community located off State Highway 6 about nine miles west-northwest of Galveston in Galveston County. The development, named for the nearby bayou, began as a fishing village in the 1960s. Most of the residences served as weekend homes. Over the years more houses became permanent residences. Highland Bayou had a population of 1,209 in 1990 and maintained that number in 2000.

Laurie E. Jasinski


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Laurie E. Jasinski, "HIGHLAND BAYOU, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 07, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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