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Corpus Christi is a port on Corpus Christi Bay about 230 miles southwest of Galveston in Nueces County. A 21-mile channel links the city with the Gulf of Mexico.

The first European to visit the area was Spanish explorer Alonzo de Pineda in 1519. Corpus Christi began as Kinney's Trading Post, founded in 1838-39 by the adventurer and impresario Colonel Henry Lawrence Kinney. A seawall, with steps to the water, was built in the late 1930s as part of a major landfill that created Shoreline Boulevard.

Today, Corpus Christi is a major deep-water port and one of Texas' most popular seacoast playground cities; the Corpus Bay area temperature average is 71.2 degrees. Padre Island National Seashore boasts more than 130 miles of beaches. The Water Garden at Bayfront Arts and Science Park consists of approximately 150 fountains that are illuminated at night. The USS Lexington and Texas State Aquarium also are major attractions. Texas A&M University has a campus at Corpus Christi.

Betty Black Realty & Corpus Christi Real Estate |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant | Columbia Bay Area Medical Center |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Anchor Resort Condominiums | Best Western Sandy Shores Beach Hotel | Gulfstream Condominium |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Dolphin Properties Real Estate |
Science Texas State Aquarium |
Wildlife Viewing Corpus Christi Dog Track |

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08/18 Coming to The area
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.