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CHRISTMAS BAY. Christmas Bay is a protected bay on the coast of the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge west of Follet's Island and south of Mud Island in Brazoria County (at 29°03' N, 95°11' W). It joins Bastrop Bay on the north. Access to the bay is through Cold Pass, south of Mud Island or through the Mud Cut which connects it to West Bay.


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

"CHRISTMAS BAY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Modified on February 26, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.