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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

Robstown lies within the (361) area code.

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 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 (which had 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 [Nueces County]
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    • Corpus Christi [Nueces County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Robstown
    • 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 [San Patricio County]
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    • Sinton [San Patricio County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Robstown
    • 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 [Nueces County]
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    • Bishop [Nueces County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown
    • 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 [San Patricio County]
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    • Odem [San Patricio County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Robstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odem<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Agua Dulce [Nueces County]
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      • Agua Dulce [Nueces County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Robstown
      • 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 [Nueces County]
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      • Driscoll [Nueces County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown
      • 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 [San Patricio County]
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      • San Patricio [San Patricio County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Robstown
      • 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 [Nueces County]
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      • Petronila [Nueces County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Robstown
      • 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 [Nueces County]
    • La Paloma-Lost Creek [Nueces County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Paloma-Lost Creek
      • La Paloma-Lost Creek [Nueces County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Robstown
      • 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Nueces County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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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