• Bay City, Texas
    "Gateway to the Great Outdoors"

    If you are new to Bay City, TX or would like to learn a little about the place our district calls home, you've come to the right place. 

  • 17,882 Population
  • 203 Average Number of Sunny Days
  • Low Average Cost of Living
  • Important Links

  • City of Bay City, TX
  • Visit Bay City
  • Visit Matagorda Beach
  • Relocation Resources
  • Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture
  • Bay City Parks & Rec
  • Bay City Public Library
  • Facts about Bay City

  • 20 miles from Matagorda Beach
  • Over 300 species of birds in Matagorda County
  • Historic Downtown
  • Bay City prides itself on having a hometown feel with big city opportunities. We are not short on family-friendly events and attractions, including annual events like the Matagorda Fair and Rodeo, Bay City Rice Festival, Camofest, Full Moon Food Truck Festival, and many more. Bay City is also home to attractions like the Birding & Nature Center, fishing, boating, Matagorda Beach, golfing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and many other outdoor activities.