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Hitchcock is a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,386 at the 2000 census.
Hitchcock was created as a station of the railroad between Galveston and Houston in 1873 and around the turn of the 20th century became a vegetable shipping center. The settlement’s economy crashed in the 1930s after insect plagues in the surrounding areas, and the area stayed impoverished until the establishment of both the Camp Wallace anti-aircraft training base and the Hitchcock Naval Air Station at the beginning of World War II. After the end of the war, the bases were used as discharge centers and some former soldiers settled in the area. Hitchcock was established in 1960 as the area’s population boomed, topping out at nearly 7,000 by the end of the 1960s. Since 1984, Hitchcock is home to the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo. The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo began in 1938 and was held at facilities in Runge Park located in Arcadia, Texas. In the early 1980s, the County Fair…

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Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 survey and study by American Sports Data discovered there were 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85…