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Aransas Pass
San Patricio County, Texas

ZipCodes
78336

Motto
Saltwater Heaven



Page Contents for Aransas Pass, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Aransas Pass is approximately 8,138 (2000), 8204 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,155 (1990), 3191 (2010).
The amount of land area in Aransas Pass is 26.966 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 105.822 sq kilometers.
The distance from Aransas Pass to Washington DC is 1420 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 171 miles. (as the crow flies)
Aransas Pass is positioned 27.88 degrees north of the equator and 97.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Aransas Pass elevation is 1 to 30 feet above sea level with an average of 12 feet above sea level.
The city bird is the bird: Brown Pelican.
Aransas Pass average annual rainfall is 30.2 inches per year
Aransas Pass average temperature is 69 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 56.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82.3 degrees F.

Location

on the Texas gulf coast, just north of Corpus Christi.

Here is a map page for Aransas Pass.
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Climate


Mild, sub-tropical. There is abundant sunshine here - about 223 days. The relative humidity is an average of 60% in the winter and 97% in the summer. A nice revailing southeast wind occurs during the summer to help cool things off.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Aransas Pass.

They say the third time's the charm and in the case of Aransas Pass, that was the case. The third time for the organization of the area came in 1909 when the firm of Burton and Danforth began to promote and sell lots here. Though not entirely successful, the town did remain this time. It did not grow much for about 30 years when oil was discovered. The little fishing village then began to grow and became prosperous. Learn more about St. Joseph's Island and its secretive residents on the above history page.
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Attractions

Home of the Biggest Shrimp Celebration in Texas!
Shrimporee
The Aransas Pass "Shrimporee" celebrates the city's ties to the fishing industry. The festival highlights arts and crafts, seafood, fun and entertainment for over 55,000 people.

Check this page for information and pictures of Aransas Pass.
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Aransas Pass City Government

City of Aransas Pass, Texas
5,000 Foot Runway
other details on webpage

City Hall
600 W. Cleveland Blvd.
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Phone: 361-758-5301



TPMcCampbell Airport

Aransas Pass Chamber

Aransas Pass Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
130 West Goodnight
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Toll-Free: 800-633-3028
Phone: 361-758-2750
Email

Aransas Pass Organizations

Aransas Pass Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
130 West Goodnight
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Toll-Free: 800-633-3028
Phone: 361-758-2750
Email

Aransas Pass Schools

Here is an education page for Aransas Pass with information on public education, higher education and private education.


Aransas Pass ISD
244 W. Harrison
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
Phone: 361-758-3466
FAX: 361-758-2962 Aransas Pass

Miscellany

The population of Aransas Pass was:
1990 - 7,180
2000 - 8,138

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