A Map of Matagorda Bay and County with the Adjacent Country

Description:

Cadastral map of the area around Madagorda Bay including Matagorda, Calhoun, and Victoria counties in the Gulf Coast region of Texas. Bodies of water are marked with some colored shading and towns are noted pictorally. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).

Creator(s): Selkirk, James H.
Location(s):
Creation Date: August 6, 1839
Partner(s):
Texas General Land Office
Collection(s):
GLO Historic County Maps
Usage:
Total Uses: 459
Past 30 days: 7
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Creator (Draftsman):
Selkirk, James H.

County Surveyor; draftsman and surveyor

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Matagorda County
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 6, 1839
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Matagorda County
Place
United States - Texas - Calhoun County
Place
United States - Texas - Victoria County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
The Texas Landscape
Description:

Cadastral map of the area around Madagorda Bay including Matagorda, Calhoun, and Victoria counties in the Gulf Coast region of Texas. Bodies of water are marked with some colored shading and towns are noted pictorally. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).

Note:

Part of the County map collection.

Note:

Conservation funded in 2004 with donations from Matagorda County Museum and Royce Pabst Poinsett, Selkirk Island Corporation.

Physical Description:

1 map : some col. ; 87 x 110 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Gulf Coast | manuscripts | counties | Republican maps | county maps | surveys | creeks | towns | Matagorda, Texas | Palacios, Texas | Austin, Texas | Texana, Texas | Port Cavallo, Texas | Victoria, Texas | bays | Matagorda Bay | Trespalacios Bay | Lavaca Bay | Turtle Bay | Karankawan Bay | lakes | Oyster Lake | Green Lake | Salt Cedar Lake | Austin Lake | bayous | Powder Horn Bayou | passes | Main Pass | landings | Linn's Landing | islands | Selkirks Island | rivers | Labaca River | Lavaca River | San Bernardo River | San Bernard River | Colorado River | Guadalupe River | Navidad River | San Antonio River
Added Title: Matagorda County
Partner:
Texas General Land Office
Collection:
GLO Historic County Maps
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_4855
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth89197
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public

Texas General Land Office

A Map of Matagorda Bay and County with the Adjacent Country

A Map of Matagorda Bay and County with the Adjacent Country

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