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Matagorda County, Texas

US county information
NameMatagorda County
SeatBay City
US Area
Total Area1612 sq mi (4175.1 km2)
Land Area1114 sq mi (2885.3 km2)
Water Area498 sq mi (1289.8 km2)
Population36702 (2010)
Density12.7/km2 (32.9/sq mi)

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Matagorda County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2010, the population was 36,702. Its county seat is Bay City , not to be confused with the larger Baytown in Harris and Chambers counties. Matagorda County is named for the canebrakes which once grew along the coast (Matagorda is a Spanish word meaning "thick bush").

Matagorda County is part of the Bay City Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Houston - Baytown - Huntsville Combined Statistical Area.

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