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Aransas County, Texas

Aransas County, Texas is characterized by its coastal plains. Land features bays, inlets, sandy loam coastal clay, mesquites and oaks. Local economy consists of tourism, recreational fishing, commercial shrimping, hunting

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $615K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 6
Avg. Days On Market 127
Avg. Price/SQFT $0

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Where is Aransas County, Texas?

  • Aransas County is on the Gulf Coast northeast of Corpus Christi. The county, divided into three parts by Copano, St. Charles, and Aransas bays, is bounded on the north and northwest by Refugio County, on the south by San Patricio and Nueces counties, and on the east by the Gulf of Mexico. The county seat and largest city is Rockport. Several highways cross the county, including State highways 35 and 361, and Farm roads 136, 881, 1781, 2040, 2165, 2725, and 3036. The county is also served by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Aransas County has an area of 276 square miles.

  • As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,158. Aransas County is part of the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Adjacent Counties 

  • Calhoun County (northeast)
  • Gulf of Mexico (east)
  • Nueces County (southeast)
  • San Patricio County (southwest)
  • Refugio County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Aransas County 

  • In the late twentieth century tourist trade was also a major source of income. Local attractions include Goose Island State Park, Copano Bay State Fishing Pier, the Rockport Beach, and the Texas Maritime Museum. Special celebrations include Seafair in October, Fiesta en la Plaza in September, and the Fourth of July Fireworks and Art Festival; Oyster Fest occurs in March and the Children's Christmas Tree in November.

  • Fishing this Texas coast is one of the most popular activities to do while in Aransas County. Red fish, speckled trout, and black drum are all types of fish you can expect to see and catch while in Aransas County. 

Farming and Ranching in Aransas County 

  • In 1990, approximately 33 percent of the land in the county was in farms and ranches, and 14 percent of the farmland was under cultivation. Aransas County ranked 253d in the state in agricultural receipts, with 69 percent coming from crops. Principal crops included sorghum, fruits, and nuts; the primary livestock products were from cattle.
  • Between 11 and 20 percent of the land in the county is considered prime farmland. The subtropical-humid climate features mild winters and warm summers. Temperatures range in January from an average low of 46° F to an average high of 63°, and in July from 76° to 91°. The average annual rainfall is 36 inches; the average relative humidity is 95 percent at 6 A.M. and 76 percent at 6 P.M. The growing season averages 305 days a year, with the last freeze in early February and the first freeze in mid-December.

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