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Welcome to Petronila ...

The city of Petronila is located on the Gulf Coast.

Petronila is located in Nueces County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Petronila has a population of 112 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Petronila is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Petronila is located in the (361) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Petronila had an population of 112 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Petronila had a population of 113 people. This makes Petronila the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 113 people, the population of Petronila increased 36.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 83 people).

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

Communities near Petronila ...

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

  • Corpus Christi
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Kingsville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Robstown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • 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 <5>
  • Bishop
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Odem
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odem
    • Odem is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,380 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odem <5>
  • Agua Dulce
    (18 miles [29 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 <5>
  • Driscoll
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Driscoll have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driscoll
    • Driscoll is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 740 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driscoll <5>
  • La Paloma - Lost Creek
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Spring Garden - Terra Verde
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • North San Pedro
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Petronila ...

Looking for more information about Petronila? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Petronila, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Petronila.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Petronila. 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 Petronila.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Petronila - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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