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Aransas Pass, Texas

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The location of Aransas Pass

Welcome to Aransas Pass ...

The coastal city of Aransas Pass is primarily located in San Patricio County. 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).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Aransas Pass has a population of 8,265 people<2> (see below for details).

Aransas Pass was incorporated in April 1910.

The community of Aransas Pass is near sea level<3>.

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<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aransas Pass had a population of 8,204 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 8,138 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Aransas Pass had an population of 8,265 people. This is an increase of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Aransas Pass ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bayside   [Map]   329   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Corpus Christi   [Map]   325,605   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fulton   [Map]   1,604   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gregory   [Map]   1,942   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ingleside-On-the-Bay   [Map]   615   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ingleside   [Map]   10,302   W   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aransas Pass.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aransas Pass. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aransas Pass.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aransas Pass:

Websites for Aransas Pass ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About San Patricio County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Aransas Pass:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aransas Pass.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aransas Pass - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aransas Pass) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aransas Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aransas Pass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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