The genealogy room at the Bay City Public Library is loaded with material to help you in your genealogy research. 

What's available:

  • Matagorda County Obit Books

  • Microfiche: Military file of all soldiers who died in WWII;

  • Microfilm: Texas birth and death records, Federal census for Texas and many other states, Matagorda County newspapers

  • Family history section

  • Section on Matagorda County

  • Section on each of the states

  • Section on United States

  • Periodicals including Family Tree, Internet Genealogy, Oak Leaves, Footprints, and several more from across the United States

For information, requests, queries, etc. email

This service is provided in partnership with the Matagorda County Genealogical Society.