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Matagorda County TX
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MIDFIELD, TEXAS

Matagorda County, Texas Gulf Coast

28 56' 16" N, 96 12' 29" W (28.937778, -96.208056)
FM 2431 and Hwy 71
15 miles W of Bay City
17 miles N of Palacios
9 miles S of Danevang
19 miles S o El Campo
94 miles SW of Houston
Population: 70 est. (2010, 2000)

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Sod farm in Midfield Texas
A sod farm partially harvested
TE photo, 2001
History in a Pecan Shell

Midfield reached its high population in 1914 when there were about 300 Midfielders.

It was a stop on the railroad (The Texas and New Orleans) and had two general stores, a lumberyard, a bank and it was even connected with the outside world by telephone. The population was halved by 1925 and the blow that kept Midfield down was the school consolidation in 1949.

Today, Midfield is surrounded by sod farms - an industry that the early settlers never imagined.
Midfield TX post office
US Post Office, Midfield TX 77458
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, August 2011
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Midfield TX - Road Sign
Midfield business
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, August 2011
Midfield Texas store
TE photo, 2001
Midfield TX - Road Sign
Midfield road sign
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, August 2011

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Midfield, Texas Nearby Towns:
Bay City | Palacios | Danevang | El Campo | Houston
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