Tres Palacios Bay

By: Art Leatherwood

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: June 1, 1995

Tres Palacios Bay is the northeastern arm of Matagorda Bay in Matagorda County (centered at 28°41' N, 96°13' W). A dredged channel connecting Palacios with the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway runs through the bay.

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

Art Leatherwood, “Tres Palacios Bay,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 1, 1995