Central City, Corpus Christi, TX

Central City Neighborhood Guide Corpus Christi, TX


Central City is a vibrant neighborhood in Corpus Christi, Texas, known for its diverse culture, charming homes, and notable landmarks. It is centrally located and bordered by major highways like IH-37, making it easily accessible. Some popular attractions in this area include the Corpus Christi Bay, the Texas State Aquarium, and the USS Lexington Museum. Central City also holds the city's downtown area, offering plenty of dining, shopping, and nightlife options.

What You Will Love About Central City, Corpus Christi, Texas

  • Central City's prime location allows easy access to Corpus Christi's most fascinating attractions, like the Texas State Aquarium or the USS Lexington Museum.
  • The place provides a unique blend of cultures, offering vibrant art scenes, diverse foods, and a variety of cultural events.
  • Its downtown area is a hub of entertainment, featuring a plethora of restaurants, shops, and nightlife options, perfect for both families and young professionals.

What’s Nearby

Central City is just minutes away from Corpus Christi's sandy beaches, offering plenty of sun, surf and seafood. The nearby Corpus Christi Bay is perfect for water activities like boating and fishing. The neighborhood is also close to several parks, including Cole Park, offering scenic views and outdoor activities.


Life in Central City is a blend of urban convenience and coastal leisure. The neighborhood is bustling with activity, from its thriving downtown area filled with restaurants and shops to the serene Corpus Christi Bay where residents can enjoy a range of water activities.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 143 restaurants, 34 grocery stores, and 19 parks within a mile of the Central City neighborhood.


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    818 S Padre Island Dr

    Sysco Food Services

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.1 miles

    550 Flato Rd

    Hausman Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.2 miles

    4261 Beacon St

    All Brands Sales and Service

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    1.2 miles

    5001 Ambassador Row

    Hollon Safe

    Business and Professional Services, Home Improvement Service, Security and Safety, Retail, Office Supply Store, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    1.3 miles

    227 44th St

    Hi-Ho Convenience Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    3948 Baldwin Blvd

Central City Apartments and Rentals

116 Rental properties in Central City, Corpus Christi, TX.

  • The Colony property


    The Colony

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    550–650 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Carroll Lane Apartments property


    Carroll Lane Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    650–950 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • Southern Comfort property


    Southern Comfort

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    593–731 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Coastal Pointe Apartments property


    Coastal Pointe Apartments

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    828–928 Sqft

    9 Units Available

  • Baywater Apartments property


    Baywater Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    400–796 Sqft

    Available Now

  • 3137 Eisenhower St property


    3137 Eisenhower St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    960 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Central City Demographics

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Central City Reviews

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Central City Transportation

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MV Transportation


6018 Bear Ln

Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority


5658 Bear Ln

Texas Department of Transportation


1701 S Padre Island Dr

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Neighborhoods Around Central City

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Bay AreaNeighborhood in Corpus-christi, Texas$500
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HillcrestNeighborhood in Corpus-christi, Texas----
BayshoreNeighborhood in Corpus-christi, Texas----
Sea DistrictNeighborhood in Corpus-christi, Texas----
LexingtonNeighborhood in Corpus-christi, Texas----