About This Place
Kemah is a city in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. The city's population was 2,330 as of the 2000 census. Located in Galveston County, Kemah's main industry comes from shipping. Originally a small fishing town, the city has become a tourist destination for the area's restaurants and attractions, which are contained within the Kemah Entertainment District.
Kemah is located at 29°32′22″N 95°1′9″W / 29.53944°N 95.01917°W / 29.53944; -95.01917 (29.539469, -95.019032) and is part of the Clear Lake Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.82 square miles (4.7 km2), of which, 1.79 square miles (4.6 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) of it (1.65%) is water.