Introduction to Beeville, Texas

Beeville, Texas, in Bee county, is 46 miles NW of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Beeville History

The Burke, Carroll and Heffernan families, who arrived in the 1830s, were the first settlers in this area. The area was initially named 'Maryville,' after Mary Heffernan. It was renamed "Beeville" in the honor of Barnard E. Bee, Sr., who served as the Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas. Beeville was finally incorporated as a town in 1908.

Beeville and nearby Attractions

  • Amusement Center
  • Beeville Art Museum
  • Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
  • Players Amusement Center
  • Frosty's Snowcones
  • Beeville Country Club

Things To Do In Beeville

The Beeville Art Museum is a popular local spot. You can also catch a movie at the Danbarry Cinemas.

Beeville Transportation

Air transportation in Beeville is provided by Corpus Christi International Airport.

Beeville Higher Education

Higher education in the city is provided by Coastal Bend College. Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are also nearby.


Total Population 13,192
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 5,711
Age of the Population 30


% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,120
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,327
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,300


Median Family Income $42,465
% Above Poverty Level 75.5%
% Below Poverty Level 24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 26.8%
Median Gross Rent $753
Median House Value $64,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 3.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Beeville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 46 miles NW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Bee
Standard Zip Codes 78102
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78104
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -97.748

Beeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 65 F
Apr Temp 60 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 61 to 83 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station GOLIAD
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 68 F
Apr Temp 59 to 83 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 60 to 86 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station REFUGIO 7 N
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 66 F
Apr Temp 60 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 61 to 84 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
George West 2,538 $52,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Beeville Public Libraries

Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
Beeville, Texas
(361) 362-4901
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Beeville Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(361) 354-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Beeville High Schools

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1902 N ADAMS
A Title I School.
Serves 1,110 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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A Title I School.
Serves 31 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.6

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