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Matagorda Bay is a large bay on the Texas coast, located between Calhoun and Matagorda counties. The Colorado River empties into the bay on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. The bay is separated from the gulf by Matagorda Peninsula. The city of Port O'Connor is located on its shores. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Matagorda County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... The Colorado River is the name of a 894-mile long river in Texas in the United States of America. ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... Port OConnor, Texas is the Best Kept Secret on the Texas Gulf Coast. ...


Matagorda Bay has several named extensions. Lavaca Bay extends westward to the mouth of the Lavaca River, and is home to the city of Port Lavaca. Tres Palacios Bay extends northeast to the mouth of the Tres Palacios River, and connects to the city of Palacios. Other inlets include Turtle Bay, Carancahua Bay, Keller Bay, and Cox Bay. Port Lavaca is a city located in Calhoun County, Texas. ... Palacios is a city located in Matagorda County, Texas. ...


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Matagorda Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (137 words)
Matagorda Bay is a large bay on the Texas coast, located between Calhoun and Matagorda counties.
The bay is separated from the gulf by Matagorda Peninsula.
Tres Palacios Bay extends northeast to the mouth of the Tres Palacios River, and connects to the city of Palacios.
AllRefer.com - Matagorda Bay (Oceans And Continents) - Encyclopedia (218 words)
Matagorda Island is a sandbar farther south at the entrance of San Antonio Bay.
On the shore of Matagorda Bay is the site of the former town of Matagorda, which was settled in 1825 and served as a port for Stephen F. Austin's colony.
Matagorda is known principally for fishing and oyster gathering.
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