1921 to 1930

Slower Growth

Texas City has a difficult time recovering from the loss of the Army camp, but continues to grow slowly. A new city building is completed. The public library is started in 1927. Texas City gains control of the dike due to Mrs. Moore's lobbying efforts. Republic Oil Refinery is built. The Texas Sugar Refinery is started.


In 1930 the population of Texas City was 3,534 people.

Photo Gallery

View an album of photos taken in Texas City between 1921 and 1930.