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Live Oak County, Texas

Live Oak County features bushy plains between San Antonio and Corpus Christi and is partly broken by the Nueces and tributaries. Land features black waxy, gray sandy and other soils, also contains Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon Reservoir. Local economy consists of oil, government services, tourism, and agribusiness.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $250K
Highest Price $6.6M
Total Listings 24
Avg. Days On Market 96
Avg. Price/SQFT $655

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Where is Live Oak County, Texas?

  • Live Oak County, in South Texas, is bordered by McMullen, Atascosa, Karnes, Bee, San Patricio, Jim Wells, and Duval counties. George West, the county's largest town and seat of government, is in south central Live Oak County at the intersection of U.S. highways 59 and 281. The center point of the county is at 28°20' north latitude and 98°07' west longitude. The county comprises 1,057 square miles of usually flat to rolling terrain vegetated with grasses, mesquite, blackbrush, prickly pear, post oak, and small live oak.

Adjacent Counties

  • Karnes County (northeast)
  • Bee County (east)
  • San Patricio County (southeast)
  • Jim Wells County (south)
  • Duval County (southwest)
  • McMullen County (west)
  • Atascosa County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Live Oak County

  • Choke Canyon Reservoir is a reservoir in South Texas, United States. The lake and the dam that creates it are owned by the United States Bureau of Reclamation and managed by the City of Corpus Christi.
  •  A total of approximately 75 acres, this park features several amenities including a football field, basketball court, skate spot, three baseball fields, multiple playscapes and a disc golf course. Live Oak park area was petitioned to become a Texas Historical Site in 1979 because of an old Indian Camp Site that was located in the park. 
  • Attractions include Lake Corpus Christi, Mathis Lake, Choke Canyon Reservoir, and Tips State Recreation Area.

Farming and Ranching in Live Oak County 

  •  41 to 50 percent of the county's land is considered to be prime farmland. Mineral resources include uranium, caliche, clay, sand and gravel, oil, and natural gas. Crude oil production in 1982 totaled 778,00 barrels; 83,877,633,000 cubic feet of gas-well gas, 999,477,000 cubic feet of casinghead gas, and 1,659,362 barrels of condensate were also produced. Temperatures in Live Oak County range from an average high of 96° F in July to an average low of 42° in January, for an average annual temperature of 71°. Rainfall averages twenty-eight inches a year, and the growing season lasts 289 days.
  • The elevation ranges from approximately seventy to 400 feet. In the east, light and dark loamy soils overlie cracking, clayey subsoils; in some other areas, particularly in the northwest, gray to black clayey soils cover a layer of limestone that lies within forty inches of the surface. Other areas have light to dark loamy soils covering reddish subsoils over a similarly shallow layer of limestone. The northern third of Live Oak County is drained partly by the Atascosa River, which flows into the Frio River, and partly by the Frio, which is dammed to form the Choke Canyon Reservoir in the northwestern corner of the county.



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