Matagorda Texas is your getaway holiday. There is fun for every one from fishing, boating, swimming, walking on the beach. Surrounding towns are Sargent, Wadsworth, and Bay City. It's a vacationers paradise.
Matagorda Texas (Matagordatx.com)
Braggs Cut, a diversion route from
Matagorda Harbor into West
Matagorda Bay, will provide
recreational boaters the opportunity
to bypass the Colorado River Locks
The Port of Bay City Authority
reportedly expects the 3.1 million
dollar cut to be open by March 2012..
Matagorda Weather Is Monitored At Palacios, Texas
Matagorda, the third oldest town
and second port established in
Texas, has settled into a quiet
Elias R. Wightman, an early
surveyor for Stephen F. Austin,
mapped it out in 1827.
Sixty emigrants from New York
and New Orleans became the
first settlers.Initially friendly to
Karankawa Indians eventually
came to resent the new comers
and fought against the intrusion
on their land.
Long bows were no match for
long rifles and the outcome