Population 5,602

Altitude 48


San Patricio County seat was established in 1885 as a station on San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad. Greatest population surge came in 1909 when several large ranches divided into smaller farms; resulting diversity of agriculture still apparent. Small downtown park with picnic area. 300 acres Rob and Bessie Welder Park with playground, golf, tennis, swimming pool, and small lake; Located east of U.S. 181 north.


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