Matagorda Co. Courthouse - January 7th, 2018

Visit Bay City, TX to see the 1965 and fourth county courthouse of Matagorda County

The County Veterans Memorial proudly stands in front of the courthouse

The front of the courthouse faces north toward 7th Street

Centennial Stone with white cornerstone of the 1895 courthouse

Bay City took the county seat from Matagorda in 1894

Turn on the northeast corner down Avenue G

East side of the courthouse viewed from Avenue G

The south side viewed from 6th Street has the traditional CSA soldier monument

To the Memory of Our Confederate Soldiers, Lest We Forget

Erected in 1913, five years after the Austin & Austin Building

Turn the corner to the west side of the building along Avenue F

Sesquicentennial Plaque along the west side of the courthouse

Matagorda was an important blockade runner port during the Civil War

The first speaker of the TX House of Reps was from Matagorda Co.

West and East sides have ground floor entry ways underneath the courthouse

Matagorda Co. was the landing place for La Salle & Austin's colonists

Complete the circle at the northwest side of Matagorda Co. Courthouse

Interesting and historic building on the NE corner of 7th and F St.