A cowboy on a horse lassos a calf on a dirt field.
King Ranch. Photo by Will van Overbeek


Kingsville is the birthplace of the American ranching industry and a birding, butterfly, and wildlife hot spot. It’s home to the King Ranch, Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and agricultural and ranching industries. Discover an array of restaurants and shops, and browse historical markers in the Main Street District.

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