Atkinson Island

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994

Atkinson Island is a long, narrow island in extreme northwest Galveston Bay, southwestern Chambers County (at 29°40' N, 94°58' W). The island, south of Hog Island, runs north and south and is about three miles long and less than a half mile wide.

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Atkinson Island,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994