Matagorda County, Texas Basics:

Matagorda County Texas - Government Site

Population: 36,580
Area: 1100 square miles
County seat: Bay City
Area code(s) in use: 979 361
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
Median household income: $43,146
Persons in poverty: 19.2%
Home ownership rate: 72.2%
Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Brazoria  Fort Bend  Jackson  Wharton  

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Map of the Matagorda County area

Our detail map of Matagorda County shows the Matagorda County, Texas boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Matagorda County, Texas

  Airports     show all on map

Ag Aviation Airport, Bay City Municipal Airport, CIG 809 Heliport, Fay Ranch Airport, Fehmel Dusting Service Airport, Kubecka Aviation Airport, Matagorda Shore Facility Heliport, Palacios Municipal Airport, Pierce Field, Pierce Field Airport, Station 24 Heliport, Trull Airport, W D Cornelius Ranch Airport, Wagner Heliport

  Bars     show all on map

Dog Island Reef, Halfmoon Reef, Mad Island Reef, Raymond Landing Shoal, Shell Island Reef

  Bays     show all on map

Burkhart Cove, Coon Island Bay, East Matagorda Bay, Kain Cove, Live Oak Bay, Matagorda Bay, Spring Bayou Cove, Tres Palacios Bay, Turtle Bay, Zipperian Bayou

  Beaches     show all on map

Shell Beach

  Bends     show all on map

Carancahua Bend, Devils Elbow, Red Bend, Walker Bend

  Buildings     show all on map

Bay City Fire Marshal's Office, Bay City Independent School District Police Department, Bay City Police Department, Bay City Public Library, Bay City Volunteer Fire Department, Blessing Library, Blessing Volunteer Fire Department, Hotel Blessing, Markham Volunteer Fire Department, Matagorda Branch Library, Matagorda County Constable's Office Precinct 1, Matagorda County Constable's Office Precinct 2, Matagorda County Constable's Office Precinct 3, Matagorda County Constable's Office Precinct 4, Matagorda County Constable's Office Precinct 6, Matagorda County Courthouse, Matagorda County Emergency Medical Service, Matagorda County Emergency Medical Services, Matagorda County Jail, Matagorda County Museum, Matagorda County Sheriff's Office, Matagorda County Sheriff's Office, Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department, Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department, Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, Midfield Volunteer Fire Department, Palacios Area Historical Association, Palacios Library, Palacios Police Department, Palacios Volunteer Fire Department, Sargent Branch Library, Sargent Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Texas Maritime Museum, Tres Palacios Oaks Volunteer Fire Department, Van Vleck Volunteer Fire Department, Wadsworth Fire Department

  Canals     show all on map

Old Channel, Oyster Farm Drain

  Capes     show all on map

Decros Point, Grassy Point, Hotel Point, Jensen Point, Lund Motte, Matagorda Peninsula, Oliver Point, Palacios Point, Rattlesnake Point, Turtle Point, Well Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Andrews Cemetery, Ashby Cemetery, Bay City Cemetery, Berean Cemetery, Blessing Cemetery, Collegeport Cemetery, Cornelius Cemetery, East End Cemetery, Free System Cemetery, Free System Cemetery, Grimes Cemetery, Hawley Cemetery, Hudgins Cemetery, Lacy Cemetery, Matagorda Cemetery, Matthews Cemetery, Partain Cemetery, Pleasant Green Cemetery, Sargent Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Williams Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Blessing Census Designated Place, Markham Census Designated Place, Matagorda Census Designated Place, Van Vleck Census Designated Place

  Channels     show all on map

Big Boggy Cut, Brown Cedar Cut, Crab Bayou, Culver Cut, Mad Island Bayou, Matagorda Ship Channel, Middle Channel, Tiger Island Channel

  Churches     show all on map

Ashby Church, Berean Church, Church of Christ, Church of God of Prophecy, First Baptist Church, Mount Pilgrim Church, Pilgrim Rose Baptist Church, Prairie Center Mission, Saint Anthonys Catholic Church, Saint Francis Church, Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Saint Mark Church, Saint Mary Church, Solid Rock Fellowship Church, Texas Baptist Encampment Church, Trinity Baptist Church, Union Church, United Pentecostal Church, Vine Grove Church

  Dams     show all on map

A H Johnson Reservoir Levee, Cooling Water Reservoir Dam, Fay Ranch Dam, Hudgins Dam, Lcra Dam

  Flats     show all on map

Ash Flat, Eidelbach Flat

  Guts     show all on map

Big Bayou, Boiler Bayou, Chinquapin Bayou, Cleveland Bayou, Cotton Bayou, Forked Bayou, Gold Bayou, Greens Bayou, Hilberts Bayou, Hooper Bayou, Long Bayou, Maverick Bayou, Palacios Bayou, Phillips Bayou, Saint Marys Bayou

  Hospitals     show all on map

Matagorda Regional Medical Center, Palacios Community Medical Center

  Islands     show all on map

Baxter Island, Coon Island, Dick Island, Dog Island, Dressing Point, Egret Island, Greek Island, Hog Island, McNabb Island, Rattlesnake Island, Selkirk Island, Tiger Island, Turkey Island, Wild Cow Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Alligator Lake, Betts Lake, Big Lake, Black Lake, Boggy Lake, Bouldin Lake, Cannon Lake, Coon Lake, Crab Lake, Dead Caney Lake, Donaldson Lake, Freshwater Lake, Gottschalk Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Jennings Lake, Jug Hole, Kelly Lake, Lake Austin, Lake Bowie, Lake Kilbride, Lake Le Tulle, Little Lake, Mad Island Lake, McNab Lake, Mine Lake, Oyster Lake, Pelton Lake, Robbins Lake, Sartwelle Lakes, Sawmill Lake, Shell Lakes, Shoe Sugar Pond, Silver Lake, Spanish Lakes, Spring Bayou, Williams Lake, Willow Lake

  Locales     show all on map

C and R Marina, Caney Creek Marina, Citrus Grove School, East Bay Yacht Harbor Marina, El Campo Club, Matagorda Club, Matagorda Harbor Marina, Port of Bay City

  Military     show all on map

Palacios Army Air Field (historical)

  Oilfields     show all on map

Clemville Oil Field, Midfield Oil Field, North Bay City Oil Field, North Markham Oil Field, Sugar Valley Oil Field

  Parks     show all on map

Le Tulle Park, Mad Island Wildlife Management Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Allenhurst, Ashby, Ashwood, At Last (historical), Bay City, Blessing, Buckeye, Camp Hulen, Caney, Cedar Lake, Cedar Lane, Chinquapin, Chinquapin Landing, Citrus Grove, Clemville, Collegeport, Elmaton, Gainesmore, Gulf, Gulf Hill, Hawkinsville, Manhattan (historical), Markham, Matagorda, Midfield, Palacios, Pheasant, Pledger, Podo (historical), Port Austin (historical), Prairie Center, Rugeley, Rymers, Sargent, Simpsonville, Sugar Valley, Tin Top, Van Vleck, Wadsworth

  Post Offices     show all on map

Bay City Post Office, Blessing Post Office, Cedar Lane Post Office, Collegeport Post Office, Elmaton Post Office, Markham Post Office, Matagorda Post Office, Midfield Post Office, Palacios Post Office, Pledger Post Office, Van Vleck Post Office, Wadsworth Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

A H Johnson Reservoir, Bay City Lake, Cooling Water Reservoir, East Reservoir, Fay Ranch Reservoir, Gillett Lake, Hudgins Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Bay City Junior High School, Bay City Middle School, Blessing Elementary School, Blessing School, Cedar Lakes School, Central Elementary School, Eastside Elementary School, Hilliard School, Holy Cross School, Jefferson Davis School, John H Cherry Elementary School, Kennedy School, Linnie Roberts Elementary School, Markham Elementary School, Markham Elementary School, Matagorda County Alternative Education School, Matagorda County Alternative Education School, Matagorda County Alternative School - Palacios, Matagorda County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education School, Matagorda Elementary School, Matagorda Elementary School, McAllister Junior High School, McAllister Middle School, O H Herman Middle School, Palacios High School, Palacios Junior High School, Pierce Campus Bay City Independent School District Public Information and Communications Office, Tenie Holmes Elementary School, Tidehaven High School, Tidehaven Intermediate School, Tidehaven Intermediate School, Van Vleck Elementary School, Van Vleck High School, Van Vleck Intermediate School, Vine Grove School

  Springs     show all on map

Baldwin Springs (historical), Caney Springs (historical), Cap Rock Springs (historical), Elliott Springs (historical), Kilpatrick Springs, Lee Springs, Mount Pilgram Springs (historical), Mulkey Springs (historical), Pledger Springs

  Streams     show all on map

Big Boggy Creek, Boggy Bayou, Briar Creek, Bucks Bayou, Buttermilk Slough, Caney Creek, Canoe Bayou, Cashs Creek, Cedar Lake Bayou, Colorado River, Compress Slough, Cottonwood Creek, Dead Slough, Dry Creek, East Branch Mad Island Slough, Grassy Slough, Hardeman Slough, Horn Creek, Jackson Ditch, Johnsons Timber Slough, Juanita Creek, Linnville Bayou, Little Boggy Creek, Little Robbins Slough, Live Oak Bayou, Live Oak Creek, Mad Island Slough, Pelican Slough, Peyton Creek, Red Bayou, Reed Creek, Salt Bayou, Snead Slough, Tres Palacios River, Turkey Island Slough, Turtle Creek, Wadsworth Slough, Wallace Creek, West Branch Colorado River, West Branch Mad Island Slough, Wildcat Slough, Willow Creek, Willow Dam Slough, Wilson Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Pepper Hill

  Swamps     show all on map

Robbins Slough

  Towers     show all on map

KIOX-AM (Bay City), KJOJ-FM (Freeport), KMKS-FM (Bay City), KMKS-FM (Bay City), KXGJ-FM (Bay City),

Matagorda County, Texas Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteMatagorda County White population 30,58130,580  
BlackMatagorda County Black population 4,2434,243
AsianMatagorda County Asian population 805804
MixedMatagorda County Mixed population 476475
American IndianMatagorda County American Indian population 439438
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderMatagorda County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 3736

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