Corpus Christi, Texas

city and county seat of Nueces County, Texas, United States

Corpus Christi, Texas is a city in the United States. It is near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and is one of the fastest growing cities in America. Its economy is based around petroleum refining and tourism.

Corpus Christi, Texas
Flag of Corpus Christi, Texas

The city was founded in 1839 as Kinney's Ranch and has been known as Corpus Christi since 1847.

Elsa Flores, a famous biologist and chemist, grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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