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Kleberg County Flood Insurance Rate Maps are now preliminary.
View Preliminary Mapping on the RiskMAP site
For more information, please visit the Kleberg County page on Riskmap6.com.
Detail of events that occur after Flood Insurance Rate Maps are issued Preliminary
Kleberg County was founded in 1913. The county is named for Robert J. Kleberg, an early settler to the area.
As of 2000, the population for Kleberg County is 31,549.
Most of the county's land lies within the famed King Ranch and extends into neighboring counties.
Kleberg County receives annual rainfall averages of 26.5 inches. The eye of Hurricane Brett passed southwest of the county in August 1999. The area was also affected by Hurricane Alex in June 2010. Local drainage issues also cause flooding issues during smaller storm events.
Kleberg County entered the regular National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in August 1971. The date of the current county map is May 1992.Coastal Barrier Resources Systems are identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and can be viewed here.
|| Community ID
|| Policies in Effect
|| Insurance in Force
|| # Paid Losses
|| $ PaidLosses
|| Substantial Damage Claims Since 1978
|Kleberg County||480423||272||$ 50,223,300.00||14||$ 85,814.44||1|
|City of Kingsville||480424||545||$ 95,025,100.00||171||$ 883,505.97||3|
Note: Data from the Community Information System (CIS) July 8, 2010.