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Kingsville

Kingsville, city (1990 pop. 25,276), seat of Kleberg co., S Tex.; inc. 1911. It is headquarters of the gigantic King Ranch. The city is a processing center for cotton, livestock, vegetables, and dairy products in a farm, oil, uranium, stone, and gas area. Large petrochemical and gas plants are in the vicinity. A campus of Texas A&M Univ. is in Kingsville.

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