Palacios Birds Eye View, 1940s showing back of Williams Building (Cash Hardware)
Palacios Birds Eye View, 1940s showing back of Williams Building (Price Cash Hardware)

Palacios Historical Information (Rootsweb)

Palacios Information for Kids (Rootsweb)

Matagorda County Towns and Communities (Rootsweb)

Search the Palacios Beacon on-line resources (The Portal to Texas History)

Palacios Beacon 34 page Progress And Historical Edition, October 1939 (Original on-line documents)
A snapshot of the city in 1939, which chronicled the city’s history since its founding
(Link to original scanned on-line images from The Portal to Texas History, cortesy of the University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Projects Unit)

Link to Palacios Historic Pictures on-line: (this also includes the 2 volume set, Historic Matagorda County.

Link to contents of 2 volume set, Historic Matagorda County, published on Texas’ 150th anniversary.

Matagorda County Historical Commission

Visit Historic Matagorda County

Local Palacios Area information

Video on Matagorda County

Texas Monthly December 2011 Article on Palacios

Info on nearby Matagorda Island Beach

Info on Matagorda County

Location – Google Maps

Texas File – County records online search

Texas Historical Commission

Friends of the Texas Historical Commission

Texas Historical Marker Program

How to apply for a Texas Historical Marker

Types of RTHL Markers

Research guides and resources

Texas Historic Sites Atlas | History on your desktop

Texas Main Street Program This is a great research site, but it requires a membership fee. Check it out. The cost may be worth what you find.