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Welcome to San Patricio ...

The city of San Patricio is located on the Gulf Coast.

San Patricio is primarily located in San Patricio County<1>. A portion of San Patricio extends into Nueces County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of San Patricio, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1835.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, San Patricio has a population of 368 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for San Patricio: (361)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, San Patricio had an population of 368 people. This is a decrease of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, San Patricio had a population of 395 people. This makes San Patricio the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 395 people, the population of San Patricio increased 24.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 318 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for San Patricio.

Communities Also Named San Patricio ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named San Patricio - they are located in Louisiana and New Mexico.

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

Communities near San Patricio ...

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

  • Robstown
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • 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>
  • Sinton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinton
    • Sinton is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,281 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinton <5>
  • Mathis
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathis
    • Mathis is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,671 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathis <5>
  • Odem
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • 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>
  • Orange Grove
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
    • Orange Grove is located in Jim Wells County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Grove <5>
  • Agua Dulce
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • 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>
  • Lake City
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 514 people
  • Lakeside
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
    • Lakeside is located in San Patricio County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 303 people
  • Pernitas Point
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pernitas Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pernitas Point
    • Pernitas Point is located in Jim Wells County
  • Bluntzer
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluntzer
    • Bluntzer 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 San Patricio. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for San Patricio.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Patricio ...

Looking for more information about San Patricio? 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 San Patricio, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for San Patricio.

Adding San Patricio to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of San Patricio 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 San Patricio was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the San Patricio post office opened in 1835.

We also found San Patricio in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for San Patricio.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including San Patricio, 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 San Patricio.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Patricio - 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.
<6>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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