Photo: George W. Fulton Mansion, ca. 1872, Fulton Beach Road, Rockport, TX. Second Empire style house built for George Ware Fulton. Now a Texas State Historic State. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Photographed by User: Larry D. Moore (own work), 2006, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2013.
Aransas County administrative offices are located at 301 North Live Oak Lane, Rockport, TX 78382; phone: 361-790-0101.
The county was formed from Refugio County in 1871 and Rockport was designated as the county seat.
Aransas Bay and County are namesakes of an early Spanish fort.