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Kingsville is a city in Kleberg County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Henrietta King, who donated land for townsite
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Kingsville. For links to other places called Kingsville, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kingsville is 27.515N. The longitude is -97.855W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,270.
Site of headquarters for the sprawling King Ranch, founded by Capt. Richard King in 1853. In the years since, the ranch has produced two major American beef breeds and a line of race horses
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kingsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kleberg County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78363 ZIP code.
8% of Kingsville residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kingsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kingsville was $13,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Kingsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Kingsville include King Ranch ... View historic districts
Median rent in Kingsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $744.
Libraries in Kingsville include Robert J. Kleberg Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kingsville include Kingsville Record
Kleberg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kingsville political report.
The average commute time for Kingsville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kingsville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Kingsville, TXPros: The King Ranch tours are very worthwhile...
Cons: Town apparently lack substantial economic base...Blog about Kingsville
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