Odem is a city in San Patricio County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,499 at the 2000 census.
Location of Odem, Texas
|Coordinates: 27°56′52″N 97°35′3″W|
The city was platted in 1909 by John James Welder and David Odem. It was named for Odem, who was the county sheriff.
Odem is located at (27.947773, -97.584169).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), all of it land.
The City of Odem is served by the Odem-Edroy Independent School District.