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Matagorda County, Texas

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died Matagorda County, Texas.

Matagorda County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality.. It is named for the canebrakes that once grew along the coast (matagorda is a Spanish word meaning "thick bush").

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Allenhurst *Bay City (County Seat) *Blessing *Buckeye *Caney *Cedar Lake *Cedar Lane *Collegeport *El Maton *Hawkinsville *Hawley *Markham *Matagorda *Midfield *Palacios *Pledger *Sargent *Van Vleck *Wadsworth



Big Boggy Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

San Bernard Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places