Welcome to the Aransas County Historical Society Website


The Aransas County Historical Society Mission Statement:

The identification, protection, recording, interpretation and acquisition of historic and prehistoric sites, structures, places, documents and objects; and to share the above with the public and promote an appreciation of history within the county.

The Mission has not changed since the Society was incorporated in 1985.

You can also visit us on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/AransasCountyHistoricalSociety


Honoring Bobby Jackson

The Aransas County Historical Society recently released a special edition of the newsletter dedicated to Rockport’s award-winning history teacher, Bobby Jackson.

Due to an illness, Bobby retired from teaching and now lives quietly at his home in Rockport. Several of the people who have lived and worked with Bobby were called upon to write about him. You can read a special release of this newsletter here: November Newsletter Special Edition

Bobby Jackson
Bobby Jackson at school. Photo courtesy of Jeff Wilson

2024 Calendar

The 2024 ACHS Calendars with Historical Photographs are now available. You can order yours online HERE.

Price is $15.00 (includes state tax) plus $3.00 shipping.

2024 Calendar Cover
Calendars may also be purchased by sending $15.00 plus $3.00 shipping to:

The Aransas County Historical Society
P.O. Box 702
Rockport, TX 78381


New Membership Levels

We have added three new membership levels. Click on the Join ACHS link to see what they are!


Five new digital versions of the ACHS newsletter available now. Click here to visit our Newsletter Archives.


The Aransas County Historical Society now has some of the oral history interview recordings available online. These are in their original unedited form so, in some cases, the quality is marginal but the content is priceless. You may listen to the recordings by clicking on the file names located on this page:

Aransas County History – Recorded Interviews


The Aransas County Historical Society is a 501c3 Non-profit corporation.