Midfield is an unincorporated community in Matagorda County, Texas, "
THE COMMUNITY OF MIDFIELD DEVELOPED AT A LOCATION BETWEEN EL CAMPO,
PALACIOS, BAY CITY AND GANADO. IN 1940,
THE COMMUNITY’S POST OFFICE OPENED AND STILL SEVES THE AREA
TODAY LOCATED at 275 JUNETTA AVENUE IN MIDFIELD 77458. THE TOWN WAS
A STOP ON TEXAS & NEW ORLEANS RAILROAD.
MIDFILED RESIDENTS WERE IN NEED OF A COMMUNITY BURIAL
Midfield Cemetery Memorial BenchIVA NELL HALE, BORN TO WILLIAM AND EVA BENNETT HALE IN 1896,
DIED FROM APPENDICITIS ON JULY 17, 1913, AND WAS BURIED HERE. HER,
FATHER TALKED TO W.B. GAUMER, LAND AGENT AND PRESIDENT OF THE MIDFIELD,
STATE BANK, ABOUT THE NEED FOR A COMMUNITY CEMETERY, AND Mr. GAUMER,
FORMALLY DEEDED THIS SITE AS A CEMETERY IN AUGUST 1916. IT HAS REMAINED,
IN USE SINCE THEN. AS MIDFIELD’S POPULATION DECREASED IN THE LATTER PART OF THE,
20TH CENTURY, AREA RESIDENTS ORGANIZED AN ASSOCIATION TO MAINTAIN,
THE CEMETERY. THE GROUP HELD ITS FIRST ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING,
IN 1980, AND IT CONTINUED TO CARE FOR THE SITE. MEMBERS ALSO,
MAINTAIN RECORDS ON THOSE BURIED HERE. INDIVIDUALS WHO
CONTRIBUTED TO MIDFIELD’S HISTORY.
MIDFIELD HISTORICAL TEXAS CEMETERY 2004Midfield Volunteer Fire Department is a local organization
serving Midfield, TX. The Midfield Volunteer Fire Department operates
out of a single fire station and is located at 4th & Rawls in
Midfield, TX 77458-0015. You can contact the Midfield Volunteer
Fire Department at their non-emergency number: 361-588-7474
Midfield Volunteer Fire Department