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Welcome to Aransas Pass ...

The coastal city of Aransas Pass is primarily located in San Patricio County<1>. A portion of Aransas Pass extends into Aransas County and Nueces County.

The location of Aransas Pass has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Aransas Pass has a population of 8,123 people<3> (see below for details).

Aransas Pass was incorporated in April 1910.

The community of Aransas Pass is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Aransas Pass lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Aransas Pass: (361)

The ZIP codes for Aransas Pass: 78335-78336<5>

Websites for Aransas Pass ...

Official Website:   www.aransaspasstx.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.aransaspass.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Aransas Pass had an population of 8,123 people. This is a decrease of 0.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aransas Pass had a population of 8,204 people (or 12.66% of the total population of San Patricio County). This makes Aransas Pass the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Aransas Pass represents 0.03% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,204 people, the population of Aransas Pass has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,138 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aransas Pass.

Communities near Aransas Pass ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aransas Pass.

  • Corpus Christi [Nueces County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corpus Christi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corpus Christi
    • Corpus Christi [Nueces County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Aransas Pass
    • Estimated population for 2018: 326,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corpus Christi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corpus Christi
  • Portland [San Patricio County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [San Patricio County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Aransas Pass
    • Estimated population for 2018: 17,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland
  • Rockport [Aransas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
    • Rockport [Aransas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Aransas Pass
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,759 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockport
  • Taft [San Patricio County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taft
    • Taft [San Patricio County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Aransas Pass
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taft
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gregory [San Patricio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [San Patricio County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,914 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gregory
    • Fulton [Aransas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Aransas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,535 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton
    • Ingleside-On-the-Bay [San Patricio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ingleside-On-the-Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingleside-On-the-Bay
      • Ingleside-On-the-Bay [San Patricio County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 614 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingleside-On-the-Bay
    • Bayside [Refugio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayside
      • Bayside [Refugio County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayside
    • Port Aransas [Nueces County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Aransas
      • Port Aransas [Nueces County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,167 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Aransas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Aransas
    • Ingleside [San Patricio County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ingleside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingleside
      • Ingleside [San Patricio County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Aransas Pass
      • Estimated population for 2018: 10,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingleside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ingleside

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aransas Pass. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aransas Pass.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aransas Pass. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aransas Pass.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aransas Pass. See our Newspapers Page for Aransas Pass.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aransas Pass ...

Looking for more information about Aransas Pass? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Aransas Pass, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aransas Pass.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Aransas Pass: www.aransaspasstx.gov/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including San Patricio, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aransas Pass.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aransas Pass - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Aransas Pass). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aransas Pass or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Aransas Pass includes: 78335 & 78336.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aransas Pass) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aransas Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aransas Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aransas Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8895, Longitude: -97.1115       In this case, the coordinates for Aransas Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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