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Welcome to Matagorda County, Texas


BAY CITY WEATHER

Matagorda County Courthouse

1700 7th Street

Bay City, Texas 

Matagorda County Building

2200 7th Street

Bay City, Texas 

As of March 16, 2020 Matagorda County has declared a County-Wide Disaster in preparation and response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Matagorda County is working diligently to continue providing services to our citizens, be assured that our offices are not closing, but will be working with limited interactions in an effort to provide social distancing.  

Beginning March 17, 2020,  Matagorda County Courthouse will be making the following adjustments for the safety of our citizens and our employees.
Matagorda County Courthouse will have a controlled point of entrance, where citizens will be screened, point of entry will be located on the south side of the building (6th Street).  At this control point, you will be asked a few short questions. If you have any COVID-19 syptoms or believe you have become in contact with a positive case of COVID-19, please make arrangements to come back at a later date. We are asking that if you have any questions, please call the County Department that you are attempting to reach, prior to visiting the County Courthouse.

Please refer to our Telephone Directory here to reach County Departments.

AS OF APRIL 24, 2020, MATAGORDA COUNTY JUDGE, NATE MCDONALD HAS NOW OPENED ALL COUNTY BEACHES, WITH THE RESTRICTIONS OF MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING, KEEPING A 6 FEET DISTANT FROM OTHERS.

AS OF MAY 4, 2020 MATAGORDA COUNTY HAS NOW OPENED ALL COUNTY PARKS WITH ALL SOCIAL DISTANCING AND HYGIENE PRACTICES REMAINING THE SAME.

AS OF JUNE 16, 2020 COMMUNITY CENTERS, AND COUNTY FAIRGROUND ARE NOW OPENED.