Bay City Matagorda County, Texas

Bay City: City in Texas


Bay City is a city located in the county of Matagorda in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,614 and a population density of 772 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 17,535 inhabitants.

Bay City Quick Facts

Population : 17,535 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Matagorda County
Postal code : 77414
Phone Area Codes : 979
Area : 22.81 km2
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Capital city : Bay City is capital of Matagorda County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:45:19 (26th September 2022)
Density : 769 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.45% (2010-2019)
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Location of Bay City on Texas map.
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Bay City is located at 28°58'58"N 95°58'10"W (28.9827600, -95.9694000).

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According to census records, the population of Bay City decreased by 0.45% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 18,667 -
2010 17,614 -5.98% census
2011 17,768 0.87% estimation process
2012 17,665 -0.58% estimation process
2013 17,590 -0.43% estimation process
2014 17,514 -0.43% estimation process
2015 17,757 1.37% estimation process
2016 17,886 0.72% estimation process
2017 17,727 -0.9% estimation process
2018 17,567 -0.91% estimation process
2019 17,535 -0.18% estimation process

Bay City zip code is 77414. County name: Matagorda, County fips: 48321

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People born in Bay City (26)

People born in Bay City, including US high jumper Charles Austin, middle-distance runner and sprinter Mal Whitfield, athletics competitor Joe DeLoach, .


  • Greg Laughlin (American politician) he was born in 21/01/1942
  • Ricardo Ramirez (Catholic bishop) he was born in 12/09/1936
  • LaBradford Smith (American basketball player) he was born in 03/04/1969
  • Jeffrey Jacquet (Jeffrey Jacquet) he was born in 15/10/1966
  • Alex Dixon (American soccer player) he was born in 07/02/1990
  • Andy Hawkins (American football player (1958-2015)) he was born in 31/03/1958
  • C. Wallis Ohl, Jr. (American bishop) he was born in 21/10/1943
  • Cedric Woodard (American football player) he was born in 05/09/1977
  • David Caldwell (Player of American football) he was born in 28/02/1965
  • Forrest Bess (American artist (1911-1977)) he was born in 05/10/1911
  • Hart Lee Dykes (All-American college football player, professional football player, wide receiver) he was born in 02/09/1966
  • J. B. Cox (American baseball player) he was born in 13/05/1984
  • Mark Dennard (Player of American football) he was born in 02/11/1955
  • Robert Blackmon (American football player) he was born in 12/05/1967
  • Ronnie Heard (Player of American football) he was born in 05/10/1976
  • Simon Fletcher (American football player) he was born in 18/02/1962
  • Tracy Simien (American football player and coach) he was born in 21/05/1967
  • Steve Bryan (US tennis player) he was born in 10/08/1970

Schools in Bay City

College & universities near Bay City, TX

Code Name City ZIP
229841 Wharton County Junior College Wharton (TX) 77488

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bay City, TX

Code Name Address Type
HOG Houston, TX 2121 Main Street BUS
HOS Houston 902 Washington Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Bay City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bay City Post Office Bay City (TX) 77414

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Matagorda County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Matagorda County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Palacios 4,545 City in Matagorda County, Texas, United States
Van Vleck 1,844 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Bay City distances to largest Texas cities