Port of Matamoros

Port of Matamoros (HMASI)

Location: Port Isabel, TX 78578 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 4.699', W 97° 12.416'

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The Port of Matamoros was established in 1824. Commercial cargo, shipped mainly from New Orleans and other U.S. ports, was unloaded at the Port and transported overland to Matamoros, Reynosa, Camargo, Monterrey, and Mier. Mexico maintained a garrison and at least one Navy vessel at the Port. This area was the site of numerous Naval encounters between the U.S. and Mexico in 1836-37, during and after the Texas Revolution. Jurisdiction over the Port was finally settled in 1846 when forces of U.S. General Zachary Taylor occupied the area at the outset of the Mexican War.
Year Placed1995
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 9:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 679344 N 2885590
Decimal Degrees26.07831667, -97.20693333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 4.699', W 97° 12.416'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 4' 41.94" N, 97° 12' 24.96" W
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Area Code(s)956
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 N Garcia St, Port Isabel TX 78578, US
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