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EAST BAY. East Bay, the southeast extension of Galveston Bay (centered at 29°31' N, 94°40' W), lies in southeastern Chambers County between the Bolivar Peninsula and the mainland. East Bay is twenty miles long, east to west, and five miles wide. Oyster Bayou is a tributary on East Bay.


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

"EAST BAY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.