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Welcome to Robstown ...

The city of Robstown is located on the Gulf Coast.

Robstown is located in Nueces County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Robstown has a population of 11,139 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Robstown.

The community of Robstown is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Robstown: (361)

The ZIP code for Robstown: 78380<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Robstown had an population of 11,139 people. This is a decrease of 3.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Robstown had a population of 11,487 people. This makes Robstown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Robstown represents 0.05% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 195th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,487 people, the population of Robstown decreased 9.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,727 people).

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

Communities near Robstown ...

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

  • Corpus Christi (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corpus Christi
    • Corpus Christi lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 327,248 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corpus Christi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corpus Christi<7>
  • Sinton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinton
    • Sinton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Robstown and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,281 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinton<7>
  • Bishop (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishop
    • Bishop lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishop
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bishop<7>
  • Odem (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odem
    • Odem lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Robstown and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odem<7>
  • Agua Dulce (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Dulce
    • Agua Dulce lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 798 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Agua Dulce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agua Dulce<7>
  • Driscoll (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driscoll
    • Driscoll lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 740 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Driscoll
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driscoll<7>
  • San Patricio (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Patricio
    • San Patricio lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Robstown and is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Patricio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Patricio
  • Petronila (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petronila
    • Petronila lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Petronila
  • Calallen (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • La Paloma-Lost Creek (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Paloma-Lost Creek
    • La Paloma-Lost Creek lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown and is located in Nueces County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Paloma-Lost Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Robstown ...

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

Adding Robstown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Robstown was on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Robstown on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Robstown

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Nueces County

About Texas

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Robstown. 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 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 Robstown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Robstown - 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 Robstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Robstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Robstown) 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 Robstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RobstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.7883, Longitude: -97.6682       In this case, the coordinates for Robstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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