Matagorda County, Texas Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Part of Stephen F. Austin's Colony.
1836--Matagorda County was created 17 March 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. County seat: Bay City 
Places / Localities
Matagorda County Cemeteries (rootsweb)
Cemeteries of Matagorda County Texas (Cemeteries of Texas project)
Find-A-Grave (Matagorda county)
Texas Counties Map. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
- 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
BAY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
1100 7th St.
Bay City, TX 77414
- TXGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the county
- TXGenWeb - Matagorda County
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).