MESQUITE BAY. Mesquite Bay is west of St. Joseph Island, between Ayers Bay and Carlos Bay, principally in Aransas County (at 28°09' N, 96°51' W). It may be entered from the Gulf of Mexico through Cedar Bayou, a cut between St. Joseph and Matagorda islands. The northeastern extremity of Mesquite Bay extends into Calhoun County.
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