Just 35 miles from Houston, Seabrook feels like it's a world away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. With more than 200 acres of parks connected to one another by more than 10 miles of trails, the city is a haven for lovers of the outdoors. Due to Seabrook's location along one of the largest baths of avian migration in North America, birding is a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike. Throughout town, there are many decorated pelican statues celebrating Seabrook's status as a sanctuary for both brown and white pelicans. A tight-knit community, Seabrook holds several events each year to bring residents together, including an Easter egg hunt, Fourth of July parade and Mardi Gras-themed boat parade.

A city of about 13,000 people located on Galveston Bay, Seabrook, Texas, has the motto: "as grand by land as by bay, and why many choose to stay." And with a solid inventory of single-family homes ranging in size from less than 1,000 square feet to nearly 8,000 square feet - along with townhouses, condos and undeveloped lots - there are plenty of opportunities to stay in Seabrook. The charm of living near the water, however, results in Seabrook having a higher median home price than that of the state overall.

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