Aransas County

Aransas County, Texas

301 N Live Oak St
Rockport, TX 78382
Phone: (361) 790-0122
Fax: (361) 790-0119
www.aransascounty.org

On the southeastern coast of TX, northeast of Corpus Christi; organized Sep 18, 1871 from Refugio County. Name Origin: For Aransas Bay, on its eastern border; itself named for the Aransas River, which empties into the bay

Area (sq mi):: 527.95 (land 251.86; water 276.09) Population per square mile: 97.80
Population 2005: 24,640 State rank: 102 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 25.70% Population 2000: 22,497 (White 73.80%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 20.30%; Asian 2.80%; Other 8.30%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 42.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,560; median household $30,702; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,116-$25,394
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Aransas County Long Term Recovery Plan notes that Harvey was the first Cat 4 hurricane to make landfall in the county.
ROCKPORT -- Since all that's left of the old Aransas County Courthouse is a pile of rubble and a slab of concrete, these days County Judge Burt Mills holds office in a strip mall storefront, flanked by a Chinese buffet and a boutique.
"We're still in the very infancy stage of getting this recovery started," said Aransas County spokesman Larry Sinclair.
In Aransas County, 18 of 19 cell sites were inoperable; Some 23 of 27 cell towers in Calhoun County were out.
Officers began conducting a search-and-rescue operation for eight people reported missing, according to an Aransas County sheriff's deputy.
The deaths were in Aransas County, which bore the brunt of the storm.
In Aransas County, where Rockport is the chief town, a person died in a house fire on Friday night
The company has spudded the Werland Heirs No.1 well in the Mud Flats Field, Aransas County, Texas.
The Swan Lake Site (41AS16) on Copano Bay, Aransas County, Texas: settlement, subsistence and sea level.
Aransas County, which has been impacted by three Category 1 hurricanes, three Category 2 hurricanes, one Category 3 hurricane and one Category 4 hurricane thus tallies a hurricane impact score of 42.