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Rockport
Aransas County, Texas

ZipCodes
78382

Motto
"The Charm of the Texas Coast"



Page Contents for Rockport, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Rockport is approximately 7,385 2000, 8766 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,721 1990, 3809 2010.
The amount of land area in Rockport is 15.128 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.372 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rockport to Washington DC is 1411 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 161 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rockport is positioned 28.04 degrees north of the equator and 97.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rockport average annual rainfall is 29.9 inches per year
Rockport average temperature is 73 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 67 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 79 degrees F.

Location

on the Gulf of Mexico on the Texas Gulf coast, not far from Corpus Christi. Nearby communities include Victoria, Port Lavaca, Port Aransas, Kingsville, and Aransas Pass.
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Attractions

Not far from Corpus Christi, this area draws artists and nature lovers. Both commercial and sport fisherman have been in the area for a long time. The climate is good year-round with visitors coming to enjoy the birding, fishing, hunting and the many local festivals. Both Rockport and Fulton are known as the "Charm of the Texas coast."

Rockport Art Center
Phone: 361-729-5519
Rockport Artists Association, Inc.

For festivals and special events, see the Community events page

Texas Maritime Museum
Next to the Rockport Harbor
1202 Navigation Circle
Rockport, Texas
Phone: 361-729-6644
Many artifacts of the past including a full-sized ship's bridge. Also see the world of coastal seabirds.

Interpretive Nature Trail
Demonstration Garden & Wetlands Pond
State Highway 35 North Rest Area
Experience the sights and sounds of nature in a wetland environment in the midst of Rockport! For more information, please contact the Chamber of commerce

Fulton Mansion State Historical Park
317 Fulton Beach Road
Rockport, Texas
Phone: 361 729-0386
Tours Wednesday - Sunday. Fee for admission
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Rockport City Government

Rockport City Hall
622 E Market St
Rockport, TX 78382-2530
Phone: 361-729-2213

Rockport has a Council-Manager/Home Rule City form of government.

Rockport Chamber

Rockport-Fulton area Chamber of Commerce
404 Broadway
Rockport, Texas 78382-2765
Phone: 361-729-6445
Fax: 361-729-7681
Email: visitor@1rockport.org

Rockport Community Events

August
Kids Fest

September
Fiesta en la Playa
Hummer/Bird Celebration

October
Rockport Seafair
Mansion Madness

November
Zachary Taylor Days

December
Winter Texas Fish Fry
Lighted Boat Parade
Holly Days
Celebration of Lights

Rockport Organizations

Rockport-Fulton area Chamber of Commerce
404 Broadway
Rockport, Texas 78382-2765
Phone: 361-729-6445
Fax: 361-729-7681
Email: visitor@1rockport.org

Rockport Libraries

Aransas County Public Library
701 E Mimosa St
Rockport, TX 78382-4150
Phone: 361-790-0153

Rockport Schools

Aransas County School District
1601 Pirate Dr
Rockport, TX 78382
Phone: 361-790-2212


Sacred Heart Religious Education
114 N Church St
Rockport, TX 78382-2712
Phone: 361-729-8283 Rockport

Miscellany

The population of Rockport was:
1960 - 2,989
1970 - 3,879
1980 - 3,686
1990 - 4,753
2000 - 7,385
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from the US Census data. All other figures are from other sources.

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