Turtle Bay is at the north west corner of Matagorda Bay, between Tres Palacios Bay and Caranachua Bay in Matagorda County (at 28°41' N, 96°17' W). It is fed by Turtle Creek.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Handbook of Texas Online,
accessed May 20, 2022,
Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Original Publication Date:
June 1, 1995