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ELMATON, TEXAS


Matagorda County, Texas Gulf Coast

28 53' 11" N, 96 8' 24" W 28.886389, -96.14

FM 1095, 459, and Hwy 35
12 Miles SW of Bay City
Population: 140 (2000) 165 (1990)

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History on a Pinhead

The town has virtually no 19th Century history. It did, however, have enough people in 1915 to warrant its own post office. The town was a stop on the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railroad in the mid 1930s when the population was 150. It has remained near that level ever since, reaching a high of 165 for the 1990 census and declining to 140 for 2000.

Matagorda County TX 1920s Map
Matagorda County 1920s map showing Elmaton SW of Bay City
From Texas state map #10749
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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