Bee County is in the Rio Grande plain of south central Texas, fifty miles northwest of Corpus Christi and 146 miles southeast of Austin. It is bordered on the north by Karnes and Goliad counties, on the east by Refugio County, on the south by San Patricio County, and on the west by Live Oak County. Beeville is the county's largest town and seat of government. The center point of the county is 28°25' north latitude and 97°45' west longitude. Several important thoroughfares cross the county, including U.S. highways 59 and 181 and State highways 202 and 359. An airport built in 1966 serves Beeville and the surrounding region.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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This place has been adopted and will not be available until June 7, 2023
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Carolyn Miakashi
Dedication Message:
In honor of the Zachariah Holliday family who migrated from Tennessee in the 1800's and raised ten children on their ranch six miles NW of Beeville. I descend from daughter Nora who married Samuel Houston Britton of Gonzales.

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Beeville is classified as a Town

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  • [-on-the-Medio]
  • (Medio Hill 1)

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