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Bay City, Texas
Welcome to Bay City ...
The location of Bay City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Bay City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bay Cityan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Bay City has a population of 17,534 people<3> (see below for details).
Bay City is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bay City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bay City is within the boundaries of the (979) area code.
The ZIP codes for Bay City: 77404, 77414<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bay City had a population of 17,614 people (or 47.99% of the total population of Matagorda County). This makes Bay City the county's most populous community.
The population of Bay City represents 0.07% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,614 people, the population of Bay City decreased 5.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,667 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bay City had an population of 17,534 people. This is a decrease of 0.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.07% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bay City.
Communities Also Named Bay City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bay City - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bay City.
Websites for Bay City ...
Official Website: www.cityofbaycity.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bay City:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay City ...
Looking for more information about Bay City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bay City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bay City.
Communities near Bay City ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the East (E) of Bay City
Located in Brazoria County
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Bay City
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the North (N) of Bay City
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the West (W) of Bay City
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Bay City
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the South (S) of Bay City
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Bay City
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the East (E) of Bay City
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Bay City
Located in Brazoria County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the North (N) of Bay City
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bay City.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bay City: www.cityofbaycity.org/
The official website for Matagorda County: www.co.matagorda.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Mar 2020