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DRISCOLL, TEXAS

Nueces County, Texas Gulf Coast

2740'21"N 9745'4"W (27.672549, -97.751059)
Highway 77 and FM 665
22 miles SW of Corpus Christi the county seat
15 miles N of Kingsville
Population: 739 (2010) 825 (2000) 688 (1990)

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TX - Driscoll High school burned
Old Driscoll High School, burned shortly after being built.
Photo by Doc McGregor from Corpus Christi, Courtesy Dana Bullard
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History in a Pecan Shell

The town came into being with the arrival of the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railroad in 1904. Driscoll was named after local rancher and land donor Robert Driscoll, Jr. despite the fact that he had already been so honored within Nueces County. To avoid confusion, the former Driscoll was quickly renamed Alfred.

By 1920 Driscoll had a population of 500 and reached its high-water mark in 1960 with 669 residents. Ten years later it had declined slightly but has since grown to the present 739.
Driscoll TX - grain elevators & railroad tracks
Grain elevators & railroad tracks
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
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Driscoll TX -  City limit sign
Driscoll City limit sign
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
Driscoll TX - First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
Driscoll TX - Templo Ebenezer Baptist Church
Driscoll Templo Ebenezer Baptist Church
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
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Driscoll TX - Water tower and City Hall
Driscoll City Hall and water tower
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
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Driscoll TX - Corrigated tin building
Corrigated tin in Driscoll
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
TX - Old Driscoll Fire Trucks
Old Driscoll Fire Trucks
Photo by Rodney Mumford, courtesy Jo Ann Arnold

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Driscoll, Texas Nearby Towns:
Corpus Christi the county seat
Kingsville
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