County Seat: Bay City
Major Cities: Palacios (incorporated), Van Vleck, Blessing, Markham, Matagorda, Wadsworth, Pledger, Sargent, Midfield
County Population: In 2010, it was 36,702.
County's biggest employer: South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company, with 1,200 employees
Square Miles: 1,100.3
Main Highways: State Highways 35 and 60
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