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 (


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Matagorda, the third oldest town and second port established in Texas, has settled into a quiet fishing town. 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 the settlers, 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 was inevitable.

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