Texas State Archives Map Collection

General Highway Map, Matagorda County, Texas
Date: 1972
Publisher: Texas State Highway Department, Planning Survey Division, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 1968. Highways revised to March 1, 1972.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 2 miles
Size: 61 cm x 45 cm
Type of Map: highway
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 05582
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

General Highway Map, Matagorda County, Texas Image:

Shows bays, bayous, rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, islands, cities, towns; outlying buildings--including schools, churches, and post offices; roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil and gas fields, oil or gas wells, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, canals, ship channel routes, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, urban compacts, and airfields. Insets: Midfield, Blessing, Matagorda, inset 1 - [settlement on Matagorda Peninsula], inset 3 - [settlement south of Matagorda], Pledger, Van Vleck, Markham, Wadsworth, inset 2 - [settlement north of Bay City]. Earlier editions are 4943, 5230. A later edition is 5978. Long. 95 deg. 30' - 96 deg. 20' 3/17/86

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