According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.82square miles (4.7Square kilometers), of which, 1.79square miles (4.6Square kilometers) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078Square kilometer) of it (1.65%) is water. Kemah is a city in the U.S. state of Texas within the HoustonSugar LandBaytown metropolitan area. The city's population was 2,330 as of the 2000 census. Located in GalvestonCounty, 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.