First volume describing the history of Matagorda County, Texas, written in two parts with supplementary reference information. Part 1 includes sixteen chapters that outline the general background of the county and information for each time period from European exploration through the Texas sesquicentennial (1986). Part 2 provides more detailed information about the communities, organizations and businesses, and religion and education. Index starts on page 711.
Second volume describing the history of Matagorda County, Texas, containing part 3 of the text. This volume contains a compilation of submitted biographies and family histories for people living in Matagorda County Name index starts on page 581.