Victoria is the biggest city in Texas. The populace was 62,592 as of the 2010 enumeration. The three provinces of the Victoria Metropolitan Statistical Area had a populace of 111,163 as of the 2000 census.Victoria is found 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. It is a local center point for a seven-region zone known as the "Brilliant Crescent", and serves a retail exchange territory of more than 250,000 individuals. Victoria is known as "The Crossroads" in light of its area inside a two-hour drive of Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.Victoria is named for General Guadalupe Victoria, who turned into the primary leader of autonomous Mexico.Victoria is the church city of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria in Texas.