Atascosa County Texas Land & Ranches for Sale
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Atascosa County Ranches for Sale in Texas
Atascosa County is located immediately to the south of Bexar County and approximatly 33 miles of San Antonio and 100 miles northwest of Corpus Christi. It is named for the river which bisects it. The county seat was originally Pleasanton, but in 1910 was moved to Jourdanton, which was established rather late for Texas, in the early 1900s. It is also the birthplace of country singing star George Strait. Other towns in Atascosa – which is predominantly rural and agricultural – include Charlotte, Lytle and Poteet. The county covers 1,218 square miles of level to rolling land. Elevation ranges from 350 to 700 feet, and the soils are generally deep with loamy surface layers and clayey subsoils. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 44,911. Atascosa County is part of the San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area.
- Bexar County – north
- Wilson County – northeast
- Karnes County – east
- Live Oak County – southeast
- McMullen County – south
- La Salle County – southwest
- Frio County – west
- Medina County – northwest
Sites and Attractions in Atascosa County
Numerous hunters are attracted to the county, particularly during the fall and winter deer seasons. Other leading attractions include the Poteet Strawberry Festival, Jourdanton Days Celebration, and the Cowboy Homecoming and Rodeo in Pleasanton. The Longhorn Museum through its displays of artifacts, documents, portraits, and written excerpts portraying the history of Atascosa county. The museum devotes major efforts in documenting the area as the “Birthplace of the Cowboy”. Poteet Country Winery opened it’s doors July 4th 1998 as one of the first 50 wineries to register in Texas. The winery was started in hopes of using the most out of the delectable Poteet strawberries when sales were too slow to keep up with the amount of strawberries ripening. Poteet is famous for the yearly strawberry festival, held every year in April – and claimed to be the largest agricultural festival in Texas. Poteet strawberries are known far and wide for their taste and sweetness which is due to the combination of the perfect soil, water and weather conditions.
Farming and Ranching in Atascosa County
Mineral resources include clay, uranium, sand and gravel, and oil and gas. Other minerals and products include caliche and clay, lignite coal, construction and industrial sand, sulfur, and uranium. The climate is subtropical-subhumid; winters are mild and summers are hot. The average annual temperature is 70°F. Temperatures range in January from an average low of 40° F to an average high of 65° and in July from 74° to 97°. The average annual precipitation is twenty-seven inches, with an average relative humidity of 84 percent at six A.M. and 51 percent at six P.M. There is no significant snowfall. The growing season averages 282 days a year, with the last freeze in late February and the first freeze in early December. The sun shines an average 65 percent of the daylight hours. In 2002 the county had 1,539 farms and ranches covering 669,890 acres, 52 percent of which were devoted to pasture, 33 percent to crops, and 12 percent to woodlands. In that year local farmers and ranchers earned $51,808,000, with livestock sales accounting for $34,534,000 of that total. Beef cattle, strawberries, peanuts, corn, milo, wheat, and wine were the chief agricultural products.
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