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Corpus Christi, Texas
City
City of Corpus Christi
Downtown skyline
Downtown skyline
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Nickname(s): 
Sparkling City by the Sea
Location within Nueces County
Location within Nueces County
Corpus Christi is located in Texas
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi
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Corpus Christi is located in the United States
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi
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Coordinates: 27°44′34″N 97°24′7″W / 27.74278°N 97.40194°W / 27.74278; -97.40194Coordinates: 27°44′34″N 97°24′7″W / 27.74278°N 97.40194°W / 27.74278; -97.40194
Country  United States
State  Texas
Counties Nueces, Kleberg, San Patricio, Aransas[1]
Named for Body of Christ
Government
 • Type Council–manager government
 • City council Mayor Joe McComb (R)
Michael Hunter
Paulette Guajardo
Rudy Garza, Jr.
Everett Roy
Ben Molina
Roland Barrera
Greg Smith
Gil Hernandez
 • City manager Peter Zanoni
Area
 • City 503.6 sq mi (1,304 km2)
 • Land 174.6 sq mi (452 km2)
 • Water 329.0 sq mi (852 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 305,215
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
325,605
 • Rank US: 58th
 • Density 1,830/sq mi (710/km2)
 • Metro
442,600 (114th U.S.)
 • CSA
516,793 (87th)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
78401–78402, 78404–78418
Area code(s) 361
FIPS code 48-17000[3]
GNIS feature ID 1333380[4]
Website www.cctexas.com