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ATKINSON ISLAND. 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 article.

"ATKINSON ISLAND," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.