Ingleside: New town has an old history
By Murphy Givens

Ingleside is a new town - younger than I am - but it has an old history. It began when George C. Hatch arrived on Live Oak Peninsula with his family and slaves riding in covered wagons.

Hatch was a county clerk in Dyersburg, Tenn., who came to Texas to fight in the revolution. He rode with Sam Houston's scout,

Ingleside-It’s all about the Water- It Always has Been
By Jane Ward

People say that Ingleside and San Patricio County are all about ranch land, great farm land, the people, the railroad, or the oil. But it’s really all about the water and the sea and how every aspect of life on the Texas Coast is shaped by it. Water provides the bounty and misuse or lack of it brings ruin to many.