Introduction to Robstown, Texas
Robstown, Texas, in Nueces county, is 16 miles W of Corpus Christi, Texas. The city is part of the Corpus Christi metropolitan statistical area (MSA).
The area now known as the City of Robstown was established in 1906. It was named after Robert Driscoll. The economy of the city benefited due to its location at the juncture of the Brownsville and Mexican and the Texas and Mexican railroads. Robstown was officially incorporated in 1912. Oil was discovered in the area in 1930. The city also experienced a population explosion in the early 1930s.
Robstown and nearby Attractions
- Alpha Museum
- Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History
- Texas State Aquarium
- Asian Cultures Museum and Educational Center
- Lake Corpus Christi State Park
- Padre Island National Seashore
Things To Do In Robstown
Robstown has several open spaces and parks where you can enjoy an outing with your family and friends. Some of the local parks are Bauer Road Park, Portella Par, Massey Park, and Southside Park. One can also visit the Texas State Aquarium, Lake Corpus Christi State Park, and Padre Island National Seashore. The city also offers easy access to the Selena Museum, Asian Cultures Museum, King Ranch Museum, and USS Lexington Museum on the Bay.
You can reach Corpus Christi International Airport within a few minutes.
Robstown Higher Education
Del Mar College is nearby. Higher educational facilities are also offered by Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, Victoria College, and Coastal Bend College