Holiday Beach, Texas

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Holiday Beach, Texas
CDP
Coordinates: 28°10′2″N 97°0′29″W / 28.16722°N 97.00806°W / 28.16722; -97.00806
Country United States
State Texas
County Aransas
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 514
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 78043
FIPS code 48-34478

Holiday Beach is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Aransas County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 514.[1] This was a new CDP for the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Holiday Beach is located at 28°10′2″N 97°0′29″W / 28.16722°N 97.00806°W / 28.16722; -97.00806 (28.167125, -97.008001). It is situated on the eastern shore of Copano Bay along State Highway 35 in Aransas County, approximately 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Rockport.[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) is water.[4]

History[edit]

Development of the area began in the mid-1960s, when a group of Dallas investors organized the Copano Land Company. The first lots were sold around 1964. The subdivision continued to develop with waterfront homes and boat canals throughout the remainder of the twentieth century. Holiday Beach was home to an estimated 1,000 residents in 2000.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

Holiday Beach is divided into twelve subdivision sections. They are Bayview, Belaire, Hillcrest, Mesquite Tree, Newcomb Bend, Northview, Oak Shores, Palmetto Point, St. Charles, Sherwood Downs, Southview, and Woodland Hills.[5]

Education[edit]

Public education in the community of Holiday Lakes is provided by the Aransas County Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Holiday Beach CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Holiday Beach, Texas". The Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer Files 2016-Places-Texas". US Census. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Holiday Beach Subdivision Section Layout". Community of Holiday Beach. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 

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