League city is located within the US state of Texas with Houston – the Woodlands – sugar land metropolitan area. The city is in the County of Galveston and the census of 2010 states that league city's population was 83,560, which are a figure that is higher from 45,444 according to the 2000 census. The city has a small portion north of Clear Creek within Harris County zoned for residential and commercial purposes. League city is the location where several waterside resorts, which are popular among the residents of nearby Houston. League city also has the distinction of surpassing Galveston County's largest city between 2000 and 2005.