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TRES PALACIOS BAY. Tres Palacios Bay is the northeastern arm of Matagorda Bay in Matagorda County (centered at 28°41' N, 96°13' W). A dredged channel connecting Palacios with the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway runs through the bay.

Art Leatherwood


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

Art Leatherwood, "TRES PALACIOS BAY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.