The City of Bayou Vista is a single-family, residential waterfront community developed along a series of twelve (12) dredged canals which provide access to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The City of Bayou Vista offers not only a multitude of recreational activities, but also offers the beauty of the wildlife that shares this community.
The City of Bayou Vista is also very unique in that its Police Department provides 24 hour police protection. There are two entrances into Bayou Vista, with the Sailfish entrance closing at midnight and reopening at 6:00 a.m. every day. The community of Bayou Vista is also served by the Bayou Vista Volunteer Fire Department. The BVVFD provides 24/7 EMT/Fire Protection Services. The City Hall is open Monday through Thursday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and on Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Neighborhood amenities in Bayou Vista include a community center, swimming pool and pavilion.
The City of Bayou Vista is nestled near Jones Bay and Highland Bayou approximately 8 miles west-northwest of Galveston and about 35 miles from Houston.