Introduction to Ingleside, Texas
Ingleside, Texas, in San Patricio county, is 12 miles NE of Corpus Christi, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Corpus Christi metropolitan area. It has a population of approximately 9,388.
George C. Hatch, who was a county clerk who fought in the Texas Revolution and served on jury duty in San Antonio, was imprisoned, but managed to return to San Antonio. He settled in San Patricio County on over 3,800 acres. John Vineyard purchased a portion of Hatch’s land and it after a Robert Burns poem. Ingleside was incorporated in 1951.
Ingleside and Nearby Attractions
- Texas Maritime Museum
- Mustang Island State Park
- Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens
- Texas State Aquarium
- Copano Bay State Fishing Pier
Things To Do In Ingleside
People visiting Ingleside may tour museums like the Texas Maritime Museum and the Asian Cultures Museum. Whitney Lake in Ingleside has bird watching areas, observation decks, and docks over the marshes. A variety of migratory birds can be seen as well as the native wildlife. Other parks in Ingleside are Oak Park, Cove Park, N.O. Simmons Community Park, and Faith Park. Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and Texas State Aquarium are famous attractions close to Ingleside. Other attractions nearby are The King Ranch, Texas Treasure Casino Cruise, and Port Aransas Mustang Island.
Corpus Christi International Airport is nearby.
Ingleside Higher Education
Colleges near Ingleside include Del Mar College, Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi, and Texas A & M University - Kingsville.