Matagorda County, Texas

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Contents

County Courthouse

Matagorda County Courthouse - today

Matagorda County Courthouse - 1928


Matagorda County Courthouse - 1896


Matagorda County Courthouse -1848

History

Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.

The Handbook of Texas Online - Matagorda County

Parent County

1836--Matagorda County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Bay City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Matagorda County Cemeteries (rootsweb)

Cemeteries of Matagorda County Texas (Cemeteries of Texas project)

 Find-A-Grave (Matagorda county)

Churches

Matagorda County churches

Court

Land

Local Histories

Matagorda County Texas (highlighted)
Maps

Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site

Military

General Military Links

Confederate Military Information

Gold Star Mothers

War Casualties

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Texas Death Index 1964 to 1998 [no images] Name index to Texas Statewide Death Certificates or four million people who have died since 1964.
  • Texas Death Records 1890 – 1976 [with images]
    Name index and images of statewide death certificates, 1890-1976. The name index has been created by FamilySearch and is tied to images of the Texas death certificates. Few certificates are available prior to 1903.

Societies and Libraries

Matagorda County Genealogy Society  - publishes "Oak Leaves" genealogical data about Matagorda County twice a year (Feb. & Aug.).

1100 Seventh Street

Bay City, TX  77414-4915

mcgs@yahoo.com

MCGS


BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

1100 7th St.

Bay City, TX 77414

Bay City Public Library

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).