A woman drowned in a rip current related to Hermine in Jamaica Beach, Texas.
Jamaica Beach, a resort with a population of about 1,075 was found in 1957 on the site of a former Karankawa Indian burial ground.
Across the bay from Jamaica Beach is Tiki Island, an affluent village of 1,016 people, that was established in the 1960s and incorporated in 1982.
Jamaica Beach is a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States.
Prior to its development, Jamaica Beach was a burial ground of the Karankawa people.
With the growth of the second house market, almost all of the lots on Jamaica Beach had been sold by the 1970s.
By 1978, 141 residents lived in Jamaica Beach.
In September 2008 Jamaica Beach was affected by Hurricane Ike.
On Saturday August 9, 2008, Jamaica Beach celebrated the 50th anniversary of its groundbreaking.
Jamaica Beach contracted its dispatching to the City of Hitchcock.