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Welcome to Matthews ...

Matthews is located

Matthews is located in Colorado County<1>.

Matthews is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Matthews lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Matthews is located in the (979) area code.

Communities Also Named Matthews ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Matthews - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Matthews.

Communities near Matthews ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Matthews.

  • Wharton [Wharton County]
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    • Wharton [Wharton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wharton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wharton<4>
  • Eagle Lake [Colorado County]
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    • Eagle Lake [Colorado County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Lake<4>
  • Columbus [Colorado County]
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    • Columbus [Colorado County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Matthews
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,699 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<4>
  • East Bernard [Wharton County]
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    • East Bernard [Wharton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Matthews
    • Estimated population in 2015: 2,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Bernard<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wallis [Austin County]
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      • Wallis [Austin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,325 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallis<4>
    • Kendleton [Fort Bend County]
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      • Kendleton [Fort Bend County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Matthews
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kendleton<4>
    • Bonus [Wharton County]
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      • Bonus [Wharton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Matthews
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    • Garwood [Colorado County]
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      • Garwood [Colorado County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Matthews
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garwood<4>
    • Lissie [Wharton County]
    • Nada [Colorado County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Matthews. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Matthews.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Matthews. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Matthews.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Matthews. See our Newspapers Page for Matthews.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matthews ...

Looking for more information about Matthews? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Matthews, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Matthews.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Colorado County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Matthews. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Colorado, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Matthews - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Matthews) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Matthews. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MatthewsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Matthews. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5000, Longitude: -96.3227    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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