Matagorda County, Texas Genealogy

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Matagorda County was one of the original twenty-three counties of Texas, created on 17 March 1836 and organized in 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Matagorda (1836-1894); Bay City (1894- present). Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.

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