The county of Matagorda is located in Texas and was founded in 1836. There are 36,807 residents in Matagorda who have access to courthouses in Bay City, Markham, Matagorda, Palacios. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Texas is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 17,614 residents in Bay City, which is 8.5 square miles and 52ft above sea level.
There are 1,138 residents in Markham, which is 2.3 square miles and 52ft above sea level.
There are 5,153 residents in Palacios, which is 5.3 square miles and 13ft above sea level.