Baytown/Harris County Real Estate Guide

Baytown/Harris County homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Baytown/Harris County Real Estate Guide

One of the biggest cities in Texas is Baytown. Baytown is approximately 25 miles east of Downtown Houston. It is also in the upper Texas Gulf Coast and north of Galveston.

Baytown is known for its:

Buying or selling a home in Baytown may present some challenges. Being located near water bodies, buyers should be aware of potential flood risks. Those who are considering becoming homeowners should proceed with caution. Both the real estate market and the quality may raise concerns. It is advisable to speak with an experienced realtor for the best recommendations.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Baytown area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

“Holly and Laura are the best realtors I've worked with. From rental properties to my own home, their support, knowledge, and professionalism are top-notch. Can't go wrong - I will definitely be back.” - Brian Yokley (Google Review)

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Baytown/Harris County Homes For Sale

$275,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
7511 Roseshire Lane
$149,500
3 Beds, 1 Bath
1508 Mississippi Street
$225,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
1705 Adams Street
$239,500
4 Beds, 2 Baths
2400 Belvedere Drive
$185,900
3 Beds, 2 Baths
708 Denby Street
$250,000
4 Beds, 2 Baths
7011 Primrose Road

Baytown/Harris County Homes For Rent

$1,700
3 Beds, 2 Baths
5304 Deborah Ln
$2,085
4 Beds, 2 Baths
4407 Crossvine Avenue
$2,300
3 Beds, 2 Baths
9819 Dover Colony Court
$2,100
4 Beds, 2 Baths
6939 Hazelnut Lane
$2,900
4 Beds, 2 Baths
4704 Burning Tree Drive
$2,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
8831 Wooster Trails Drive

Table of Contents

  1. Baytown/Harris County Home Sale Trends
  2. Baytown/Harris County Best Realtor Insights
  3. Baytown/Harris County Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Baytown/Harris County Schools
  5. Baytown/Harris County Real Estate Market

Baytown/Harris County Home Sale Trends

Baytown/Harris County Real Estate Trends

Baytown is one of the largest cities in Texas. The neighborhood is north of Galveston and straight east of Houston.

Some of the neighborhood's attractive features include:

Baytown is near the Gulf Coast. It provides residents with picturesque waterfront views. It also gives opportunities for waterfront activities. These activities include boating, fishing, and walks along the bay.


Baytown/Harris County Best Realtor Insights

Baytown is a vibrant city on the northeastern outskirts of the Houston metropolitan area.


Baytown/Harris County Maps, Location & Zip Code

Baytown/Harris County Map

Commute Time Baytown/Harris County
Downtown (min) 25
Med Ctr (min) 30
Energy Corridor (min) 40
Galleria (min) 35

Map of Baytown/Harris County

Highlights Baytown/Harris County
Amenities Baytown is close to stores, entertainment venues, malls, and other facilities.

Residents and visitors can visit the Baytown Nature Center, a 500-acre peninsula with hiking trails, picnic areas, and fishing piers
Golf Courses - T-36 at Baytown
Run / Bike Trails - Bicentennial Park
- Goose Creek Park
- Pelly Park
- Roseland Park
- Brenwood Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail:

- Woodcreek Shopping Center
- Bay Plaza LLC
- Baytown Shopping Center
- Willowcreek Shopping Center
- Dollar Tree

Dining:

- El Toro Mexican Restaurant - Decker
- Black Bayou
- Taqueria Tapatia
- Cuban Cafe
- Jason’s Deli

Nightlife:

- O’Neals Sportsbar & Grill On the Water
- Shiner’s Tavern
- Little O’Neals Grill & Bar
- D’s Irish Tavern
- Down on Main Stree

Groceries:

- ALDI
- Kroger Marketplace
- Food Town
- Jack’s Grocery
- Jay Supermarket
Major Employers - Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
- Delta Companies Group

Baytown/Harris County Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Deer Park Elem 9


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Deer Park Jr High 8
Highlands Jr High 7


Top High Schools Great Schools Ranking
Giddings High 7

Baytown is zoned to Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District (CISD).

Goose Creek CISD fosters and improves students' intellectual, social, and emotional well-being. A dedicated and skilled group of Goose Creek CISD facilitates this area.

Students in Baytown can attend the following schools:


Elementary Schools



High Schools



Baytown Private Schools


The following are some of the notable private schools in Baytown:

To find an updated listing of all Baytown real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property preference and budget that you're working with.

Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Baytown areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year. The information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school's website.


Baytown/Harris County Real Estate Market

Baytown Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Homes for sale in Baytown are single-family homes. Some residences are newly constructed. The residences in the neighborhood have large lots.

Homes are available with 2 to 5 bedrooms and 1 to 4 baths. Home sizes are between 1,000 and 33,000 lot square feet.

The home prices in Baytown are between $100,000 and $450,000.


Baytown Townhome Sale Trends


There are no townhomes in the Baytown. There are, however, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Baytown real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.


Baytown Condo Sale Trends


There are no mid- or high-rise Baytown condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the nearby Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos. To see other condos within Downtown Houston, see Downtown Condos. To see condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Baytown real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about buildings that could be a fit for you.


Baytown TX History


Baytown, Texas, has a rich history shaped by industry, commerce, and community development.
In the early 19th century, Native American communities, particularly the Atakapan people, inhabited the area that would become Baytown. European settlers arrived in the mid-1800s, drawn by the fertile land and proximity to the waters of Galveston Bay.

The development gained momentum with the discovery of oil in the region in the early 20th century. The Goose Creek Oil Field, one of the largest in Texas, attracted significant industrial activity. In 1919, the Humble Oil and Refining Company (now ExxonMobil) established a refinery, marking the beginning of the industrial era of Baytown.

The strategic location of Baytown along the Houston Ship Channel further propelled its growth, making it a key player in the petrochemical and refining industries. Other major companies, such as Texaco and Chevron Phillips Chemical, further solidified Baytown's reputation as an industrial powerhouse.

Throughout the decades, Baytown has witnessed both economic prosperity and challenges. The community has adapted to changes in the energy sector and diversified its economy. The city has also invested in infrastructure, education, and community services to support its growing population.

The commitment of Baytown to preserving its heritage is evident in sites like the Baytown Historical Museum, which showcases its evolution. Today, Baytown is a dynamic city with industrial strength, historical significance, and a thriving community.


Fun Things to Do Near Baytown


Baytown, Texas, offers diverse activities for residents and visitors alike. From exploring historical sites to enjoying outdoor adventures, Baytown provides a unique blend of entertainment and relaxation.

Explore the following activities at Baytown:

Retail:
Dining:
Nightlife/Entertainment:
Groceries:

Best Baytown Realtor - Paige Martin


As featured on Fox News in the Morning, Houston Business Journal, and Houston Magazine, Paige Martin, a consistent Top Producing Broker-Associate and head of the Houston Properties Team, is ranked as one of the top residential real estate agents in the world.


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