Air Conditioning Repair & Service Alice, TX
Established in 1888, the South Texas town of Alice, Texas is the county seat of Jim Wells County. A city with a 2015 estimated population of 19,408 (according to U.S. Census Bureau figures), Alice, TX, was named for the daughter of Captain Richard King, founder of King Ranch, a major historical attraction of Kingsville, the county seat of neighboring Kleberg County. Prior to being named Alice, the city was first called Bandana and, later, Kleberg.
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Known as the “Cradle of the Cattle Industry,” in the early days, Alice, Texas, was blessed with an abundance of longhorn cattle and wild mustangs roaming free on its prairies. Industrious ranchers realized that while there were few cattle markets at the time, resulting in low prices (three to four dollars a head), they could command 10 times that by selling their cattle in the North where beef was scarce. Hundreds of thousands of head of cattle were driven to market from the area over the first year – a 1,000 mile trip that used one of several different trails. However, when the open range was replaced with areas fenced in by barbed wire in the mid-1880s, cattle drives ceased and the new railroads became the method of choice for transporting cattle, resulting in the city of Alice being considered the hub of the cattle industry.
Alice, TX, has played a key role in the history of the state of Texas, providing the area with a number of historical sites, and today the city is a hub of industry, commerce, medicine, and tourism. Alice, Texas, offers such historical attractions as South Texas Museum, Third Coast Squadron Commemorative Air Force Museum, and Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame, along with a number of parks for those who love the great outdoors and Paladium Bowl & Café for those who enjoy combining the fun and exercise of bowling with the pleasure of a delicious cup of coffee or a pleasant meal. Two golf courses and various other local attractions help round out the area’s activities, offering visitors and locals plenty of fun things to do.
Numerous accommodations offer visitors their choice of places to stay while touring the area, and the Alice, TX Chamber of Commerce & Convention Visitors Bureau offers a calendar of local events to help them stay up-to-date-on everything that’s happening during their visit.
Many people find the area’s climate
With average high temperatures ranging from 68 to 96 degrees during the course of the year and average lows ranging from 44 to 72, it’s easy to see why the mild winters, hot summers, and warm springs and falls might seem attractive to “Winter Texans” and other out-of-area tourists who visit during the remainder of the year.
Indoor Comfort to Rival the Time Spent Seeing and Enjoying the Sights
When summer temperatures soar or winter’s chill adds a blustery bite to the air, Alice, Texas, locals and visitors depend on Bodine-Scott Air Conditioning Co. to help even out the highs and lows, keeping indoor comfort levels steady and making the time spent inside almost as much fun as that spent taking in the magnificent sights of the Coastal Bend. Our Alice area neighbors have come to trust us over the years as the HVAC contractor of choice in Corpus Christi, Texas – a heating and cooling company that consistently brings our local communities the heating and air conditioning services they need to ensure their year-round comfort. We’re proud of the work our experienced technicians do to keep area residents, visitors, and commercial establishments comfortable – because, after all, isn’t that exactly what we’re here for?