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Matagorda County Information
Established in 1836 and with a total area of 1,613 square miles, Matagorda county was named for the Spanish word meaning thick brush. It was reminiscent of the canebrakes that once grew along the coast. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,702 and the county seat and largest community is Bay City.

The area codes in use for this county are 361 and 979.

Sheriff’s Office
The Sheriff’s office is at 2308 Avenue F in Bay City, Texas 77414 and the phone number is 979-245-5526. The Sheriff is Frank D. Osborne.

Sheriff Osborne:

  • Serves as a licensed peace officer and is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of the state.
  • Manages and operates the county jail.
  • Provides security for the courts.
  • Serves warrants and civil papers.
  • Regulates bail bondsmen in counties with no bail bond board.

    County Courthouse
    The Matagorda County Courthouse address is 1700 7th Street, Bay City, Texas 77414-5094. And it is the location of the county judge, Honorable Nate McDonald, who is in Room 301.

    The county judge handles such widely varying matters as:

  • Hearings for beer and wine license applications
  • Calling elections
  • Posting election notices
  • Receiving and canvassing election returns
  • Performing marriages
  • Head of civil defense, disaster relief

    There are also two district court judges located in the courthouse, Judge Ben Hardin serves the 23rd District (Room 317) and Judge Craig Estlinbaum of the 130th District (also in Room 317).

    County Jail
    The county jail address is 2323 Avenue E, Bay City, TX 77414 and the phone number is: (979) 241-3275.

    There was no visitation information available.

    Matagorda County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Matagorda County Probation Department
    Location:2004 Kilowatt Drive, Bay, Texas, 77414
    Phone:979-244-5820
    Fax:979-244-3849
  • Matagorda County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined86
    Avg Daily Population80
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll24
    Full time total employees24
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original construction1982
    Year of major renovation1992
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 2323 AVENUE EAST BAY CITY TX 77404

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