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PELICAN ISLAND (Calhoun County). Pelican Island (at 28°23' N, 96°23' W) is in Cavallo Pass, between the Matagorda Peninsula and Matagorda Island in southeastern Calhoun County.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"PELICAN ISLAND (CALHOUN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.