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ST. CHARLES BAY. St. Charles Bay is a long narrow bay opening off Aransas Bay between Blackjack and Lamar peninsulas (at 28°12' N, 96°56' W). The bay is entirely in Aransas County and is, for the greater part, within the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. St. Charles Bay may have been called Laguna del Bergantine by the Spaniards. Burgantine Dam and Lake are at the head of the bay.

Art Leatherwood


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

Art Leatherwood, "ST. CHARLES BAY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.