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Welcome to Driscoll ...

The city of Driscoll is located on the Gulf Coast.

Driscoll is located in Nueces County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Driscoll, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1910.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Driscoll has a population of 740 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Driscoll is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Driscoll is within the boundaries of the (361) area code.

The ZIP code for Driscoll: 78351<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Driscoll had an population of 740 people. This is an increase of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Driscoll had a population of 739 people. This makes Driscoll the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 739 people, the population of Driscoll decreased 10.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 825 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Driscoll.

Communities Also Named Driscoll ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Driscoll: This one is located in Nueces County and the other is located in Denton County.

Beyond Texas, there are 4 communities that are also named Driscoll - they are located in Louisiana, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Driscoll.

Communities near Driscoll ...

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

  • Kingsville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Robstown
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robstown
    • Robstown is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,133 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robstown <6>
  • Bishop
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Agua Dulce
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agua Dulce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
    • Agua Dulce is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 798 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agua Dulce <6>
  • Petronila
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petronila have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petronila
    • Petronila is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
  • Spring Garden - Terra Verde
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Banquete
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banquete have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banquete
    • Banquete is located in Nueces County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banquete <6>
  • North San Pedro
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North San Pedro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North San Pedro
    • North San Pedro is located in Nueces County
  • Rancho Banquete
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rancho Banquete have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rancho Banquete
    • Rancho Banquete is located in Nueces County
  • Tierra Grande
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tierra Grande have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tierra Grande
    • Tierra Grande is located in Nueces County

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 Driscoll. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Driscoll.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Driscoll. 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 Driscoll.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Driscoll ...

Looking for more information about Driscoll? 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 Driscoll, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Driscoll.

Adding Driscoll to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Driscoll in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Driscoll was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Driscoll in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Driscoll post office opened in 1910.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Driscoll.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Driscoll. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Nueces County: www.co.nueces.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Nueces, 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 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 Driscoll.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Driscoll - 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 Driscoll). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Driscoll or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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