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VILLAGE OF TIKI ISLAND, TX

VILLAGE OF TIKI ISLAND, TEXAS. The Village of Tiki Island is a coastal community located off Interstate 45 on a tiny peninsula in Jones Bay, five miles west of Galveston in Galveston County. The residential development was in existence by the late 1960s and incorporated on August 30, 1982. In 1990 the town had a population of 537. That number increased to 1,016 in 2000. The Village of Tiki Island has a mayor and alderman form of government, and the resort community has a police department, volunteer fire department, and one church.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Village of Tiki Island website (http://www.villageoftikiisland.com), accessed June 28, 2004.

Laurie E. Jasinski

Citation

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

Laurie E. Jasinski, "VILLAGE OF TIKI ISLAND, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hjv05), accessed September 01, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.