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Useful Information & Links

Rockport and Area Links

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Rockport Country Club

Rockport Pilot – local newspaper

Aransas County ISD – local school district with facilities that are used for many community events and activities

HEB – grocery store

Rockport-Fulton: The Charm of the Texas Coast – Area Chamber of Commerce

Official Site of the City of Rockport, Texas

Texas Maritime Museum, Rockport, Texas

Aransas County web site

Local Fishing Report from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Fulton Mansion from the Texas Historical Commission

Goose Island State Park from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Copano Bay State Fishing Pier – Boat Launching Facility and Waterfront Access Area

 

Who Do You Call and Other Useful Information

The zip code for Rockport street addresses is 78382. The zip code for Rockport post office boxes is 78381.
The area code for Rockport is 361. If no area code is listed for the services below, it is a local number.
Utilities
To get natural gas service started
City of Rockport, 622 E. Market (City Hall), 729-2213.
To get water, sewer and trash service started
City of Rockport, 622 E. Market (City Hall), 729-2213.
To get telephone service started
AT&T – 1-800-288-2020
To get electric service started
The electrical industry is unregulated in the state of Texas. AEP provides the transmission, wires, and meters. There are many other companies that provide the electricity. One place to start your decision making of what company to go with and what it all means is www.powertochoose.org.
Another resource is SaveOnEnergy, an information website found at https://www.saveonenergy.com/ .  This site provides consumer resources such as outage maps, utility contact information, deregulation resources, and a consumer learning center.

Internet options

Dial up service with a local phone line
available with several local and national providers
DSL Service
with AT&T
Cable modem
Satelite systems
various services and providers; check yellow pages, newspaper, Chamber of Commerce

Television options

Cable Communications
www.timewarner.com or call 866-701-0795
Dish Satellite Services
www.dishnetwork.com, 1-888-825-2557 can also be ordered as a bundle part with AT&T telephone service
DirecTV Satellite Services
www.directv.com, 1-888-777-2454
Satellite systems
various services and providers; check yellow pages, newspaper, Chamber of Commerce

Local Area Attractions

Beach Park
There is a daily or annual vehicle parking fee. There is no charge to enter by foot, bicycle, or if you are towing a boat or boat trailer to go to the public boat ramp. www.rockportbeach-texas.com
Aransas County Library
Obtain automobile, truck or motorcycle registration plates?
Obtain a voter registration certificate?
The County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse, 301 N. Live Oak, 729-7431
Pay property taxes?
The Tax Assessor-Collector Office, 301 N. Church, 790-0160
Obtain a driver’s license?
913 South Commercial, Aransas Pass, 758-8680

Hidden Oaks is in Ward 1 of the City of Rockport, TX

Hidden Oaks is in Precinct 3 of Aransas County

Hidden Oaks is in the Aransas County School District

City Council Ward 1 Member is William “Bill” Fisher
County Precinct 3 Commissioner Charles Smith
601 S. Church, 729-9733
301 N. Church, 790-0160
715 S. Highway
Insurance
You will need to arrange for basic homeowner’s insurance, as well as, flood and windstorm coverage. The last two policies may or may not be included in your basic homeowner’s policy.