HITCHCOCK - 77563
Hitchcock was known for the railroad station that spanned between Galveston and Houston in 1873. At the turn of the 20th century it became a vegetable shipping center. An anti-aircraft training base and the Hitchcock Naval Air Station were established at the beginning of World War II. Hitchcock was established in 1960 topping out at nearly 7,000 by the end of the 1960s. It now serves as a suburb of Galveston and houses workers from the Johnson Space Center. The city has a total area of 92.0 square miles of which 66.5 is land and 25.5 is water.