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San Patricio County, Texas

San Patricio County features grassy, coastal prairie that drains to the Aransas, Nueces rivers and to bays. Land consists of sandy loam, clay, black loam soils and Lake Corpus Christi. Local economy is comprised of oil, petrochemicals, agribusiness, manufacturing, tourism and Corpus Christi metro area.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $2.6M
Lowest Price $1.3M
Highest Price $4.2M
Total Listings 3
Avg. Days On Market 134
Avg. Price/SQFT $479

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Where is San Patricio County, Texas?

  • San Patricio County is on the lower Gulf Coast in the Coastal Prairies region, bordered on the north by Bee County, on the northeast by Refugio County, on the east by Aransas County, on the southeast by Nueces County and Corpus Christi Bay, and on the west by Jim Wells and Live Oak counties. The county's center lies at 29°03' north latitude and 97°33' west longitude. Sinton, the county seat, is just northeast of the center of the county sixteen miles north of Corpus Christi. San Patricio County covers 693 square miles of generally flat land with tall prairie grasses spotted by mesquite and live oak trees.

  • As of the 2010 census, its population was 64,804. San Patricio County is part of the Corpus Christi metropolitan statistical area.

Adjacent Counties

  • Bee County (north)
  • Refugio County (north)
  • Aransas County (northeast)
  • Nueces County (south)
  • Jim Wells County (southwest)
  • Live Oak County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in San Patricio County

  • Special events include the World Champion Rattlesnake Races held at San Patricio in March, the Fish-A-Rama held in Mathis each May, and the Shrimporee held in Aransas Pass each May. Taft hosts a Boll Weevil Festival in September, and an Old Fiddler's Festival is held in Sinton in October.

  • The County offers ready access to the Texas State Aquarium, the Lexington, and the beaches of Mustang and Padre Island. Festivals abound from the Rattlesnake Races at San Patricio, Odem Jubilee, Taft Tamale Eating Contest, Windfest in Portland, to the Round UP Days and Renaissance Festival in Ingleside, and Shrimporee in Aransas Pass to name a few.

Farming and Ranching in San Patricio County

  • San Patricio County has a mild, moist climate, with an average annual rainfall of thirty-one inches. Temperatures range from an average low of 46° F in January to an average high of 93° in July. The average growing season lasts 303 days. 
  • Most of the county lies in the coastal plain, but in the far western area the surface is rolling with some caliche hills; elevations range from sea level to 200 feet. Soils consist of light to dark loam on the surface, with clayey subsoils. The area is drained by the Nueces River on the south and the Aransas River on the north, with Chiltipin Creek draining the north central portions.
  • About 68 percent of agricultural income derived from crops, particularly sorghum grain, cotton, and corn, and lesser acreages of vegetables and feed crops. Livestock, especially cattle and hogs, also contributed to the local economy. Natural resources include industrial sand, caliche, natural gas, and petroleum. In 1982, 37,904,000,000 cubic feet of gas-well gas, 3,648,000 barrels of petroleum, and 4,800,000 cubic feet of casinghead gas were produced in San Patricio; caliche was mined in the western part of the county.

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