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TURTLE BAY. Turtle Bay is at the north west corner of Matagorda Bay, between Tres Palacios Bay and Caranachua Bay in Matagorda County (at 28°41' N, 96°17' W). It is fed by Turtle Creek.

Art Leatherwood


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

Art Leatherwood, "TURTLE BAY," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.