Foundation Repair Palacios Texas

downloadWelcome to the City of Palacios, the City By The Sea. We are located in Matagorda County, Texas with residential population of about 4,700 according to the 2010 United States Census. The City of Palacios has a very diversified group of citizens who share a love of living by the water and living in the “Shrimping Capitol of Texas.”

Our City has many community events throughout the year including Sailing Regattas, Fourth of July Festivities, Parades, Holiday celebrations, Community Dinners and nightly Bay sunsets at any one of our beautiful parks.

History
Camp Palacios was originally established as a summer training camp for the 36th Infantry Division of the TX National Guard after the Palacios Campsite Association donated the land to the state in 1926. As a result of World War II, Palacios Army Airfield was constructed in 1943 and opened in August by the United States Army Air Forces as a maintenance depot and supply facility for Air Technical Service Command. At the end of the war the airfield was determined to be excess by the military and turned over to the local government for civil use.

Things To Do

Palacios Municipal Airport

Palacios Municipal Airport covers an area of 1,538 acres at an elevation of 14 feet (4 m) above mean sea level.  It has three runways with concrete surfaces:

    • 8/26 is 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m);
    • 13/31 is 5,001 by 150 feet (1,524 x 46 m);
    • 18/36 is 5,001 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).

      History

      Camp Palacios was originally established as a summer training camp for the 36th Infantry Division of the TX National Guard after the Palacios Campsite Association donated the land to the state in 1926. As a result of World War II, Palacios Army Airfield was constructed in 1943 and opened in August by the United States Army Air Forces as a maintenance depot and supply facility for Air Technical Service Command. At the end of the war the airfield was determined to be excess by the military and turned over to the local government for civil use.