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ARANSAS COUNTY


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Aransas County was founded in 1871. It was formed from portions of Refugio County and named for Rio Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu, a Spanish outpost in early Texas.

As of 2000, the population of Aransas County is 22,497.

Aransas County receives annual rainfall averages of 36 inches. A hurricane in September 1919 damaged most of the city of Rockport and the surrounding areas. Hurricane Carla’s eye moved northeast of the county in September 1961.

Aransas County entered the regular National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in August 1971. The current date of the 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.

Maps

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Statistics

 Community   Community ID   Policies in Effect   Insurance in Force   # Paid Losses   $ PaidLosses   Substantial Damage Claims Since 1978 
Aransas County4854524,488$ 1,037,610,600.00615$ 3,981,846.4219
City of Aransas Pass485453932$ 209,901,300.00353$ 3,541,015.1915
City of Fulton48001215$ 3,141,300.002$ 2,734.400
City of Rockport4855042,201$ 508,708,700.00325$ 2,197,216.869
Total AmountsN/A7,636$ 1,759,361,900.001,295$ 9,722,812.8743

Note: Data from the Community Information System (CIS) July 8, 2010.