City of Ingleside
Ingleside, Texas is the hub of the Coastal Bend area. While considered "rural", we are home to large industry partners Kiewit Offshore Services, Helix Energy, Signet Maritime, Gulf Marine Fabricators, OxyChem, DuPont, & Sherwin-Alumina - big players in the international business arena. Nestled on the La Quinta Ship Channel, we are poised for growth and prosperity in the coming years. With affordable deep water frontage at a depth of 45 feet, we are one of the last remaining coastal "frontiers".
Located just 15 minutes north of metropolitan Corpus Christi, and just across the ship channel from the Port of Corpus Christi, (the worlds sixth largest Port), We’ve had some notable successes – such as having been the proud birthplace of ThunderHorse, the largest offshore platform rig built to date. We are the crossroads where cutting-edge technology and world class industrial practice meet small, hometown community filled with charm and quality of life and place.
City of Aransas Pass
Aransas Pass has been nicknamed the "Harbor City", particularly in literature promoting tourism. Aransas Pass is located on the shore of Redfish Bay, a tidal water body between Corpus Christi Bay to the south and Aransas Bay to the north.
The city limits of Aransas Pass encompass most of Redfish Bay and its islands, most of which are in Nueces County, as well a portion of Aransas Bay in Aransas County. The land portion of the city is primarily in San Patricio County, extending north into Aransas County.
The city is on the mainland of Texas and is connected to Mustang Island (which contains the city of Port Aransas) via a 6-mile long causeway, and a free ferry that carries vehicles to the island. By Texas State Highway 35 and U.S. Route 181, Aransas Pass is 20 miles northeast of Corpus Christi the fifth largest port in the United States.
Aransas Pass is served by the McCampbell-Porter Airport located in Aransas Pass and the Corpus Christi International Airport. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Aransas Pass has a total area of 52.4 square miles, of which 12.6 square miles is land and 39.8 square miles, or 75.99%, is water.
City of Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the South Texas region of the U.S. state of Texas. The county seat of Nueces County also extends into the Aransas, Kleberg, and San Patricio counties.
The metropolitan area population in 2012 was 469,134. The population was 312,195, at the 2012 US Census estimate, making it the eighth most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the tri-county Corpus Christi metropolitan area, as well as the larger Corpus Christi-Kingsville Combined Statistical Area.
The translation from Latin of the city's name (Corpus Christi) means Body of Christ. The name was given to the settlement and surrounding bay, by Spanish explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda in 1519, when he discovered the lush semi-tropical bay, on the feast day celebrating the "Body of Christ."
The city has been nicknamed the "Sparkling City by the Sea", particularly in literature promoting tourism.
The city is home to the Port of Corpus Christi, the 5th largest port in the nation and is served by the Corpus Christi International Airport.