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Nueces County Information  

Nueces county was established in 1847 and was named for the Nueces River, which runs through the county.  As of the 2010 census, the population was 340,223 and both the county seat and largest city is Corpus Christi.  The county’s total area is 1,166 square miles.

The county has 17 locations recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, including, but not limited to: The 600 Building, Tarpon Inn, Sherman Building, Old Nueces County Courthouse, Richard King House, King Ranch and USS Lexington Museum.

The area code in use for this county is 361.

Sheriff’s Office

The Sheriff’s Office is located at 901 Leopard Street in Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.  The phone number is (361) 887-2222.

The Nueces County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to the promotion of public safety by providing services that are progressive, innovative, and visionary in collaboration with the resources in our community.

The Sheriff is Jim Kaelin and his duties include:

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer and is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of the state.
  • Manages and operates the county jail.
  • Provides security for the courts.
  • Serves warrants and civil papers.
  • Regulates bail bondsmen in counties with no bail bond board.

You can reach the Sheriff by email at [email protected] .  

County Courthouse

There are eight districts located within the county and the Honorable Loyd Neal is the county judge.  He can be reached in his office located in the courthouse at 361-888-0444 or email [email protected].  Judge Neal has two assistants:

Duties of the county judge include:

  • Presiding over the Commissioners Court
  • Serving as budget officer
  • Representing the county in administrative functions
  • Broad judicial duties
  • Head of emergency management

The Nueces County Courthouse is located at 901 Leopard St. in Corpus Christi, TX 78401 on the Third Floor in Room 303.

County Jail

The Nueces County Jail address is 901 Leopard St. in Corpus Christi, TX 78401 and the general information phone number is 361-289-4200.  Alternative incarceration can be reached at 361-289-4256.

Visitation Days & Times for Main Jail & Annex

Max9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A – L11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
M – Z1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Units 4D, 5D, 5E, 5G, 5H and 5J3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Max9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
M – Z11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A – L1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Units 4D, 5D, 5E, 5G, 5H and 5J3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Nueces County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1020
Avg Daily Population912
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll231
Full time total employees231
Total salaries and wages8874398
Other operating expenditures1451137
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc73375
Year of original construction1976
Year of major renovation2004
Name of new facilitynot applicable


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