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CHAMBERS COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Chambers County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:
    CHAMBERS COUNTY

    Formed from Jefferson and Liberty counties.
    Created February 12, 1858.
    Organized August 2, 1858.
    Named in honor of General Thomas Jefferson Chambers (1802-1865), the first and only superior judge of Texas before the revolution. Member of Secession Convention of 1861.
    County seat, Wallisville, 1858. Anahuac first known as Chambersea, since 1908.

    Chambers County Courthouse
    Texas Chambers County County Courthouse
    Chambers County County Courthouse
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Chambers County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Anahuac
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  • Anahuac County seat
  • Baytown
  • Double Bayou
  • Glen ghost town
  • Monroe City
  • Seabrook
  • Smith Point
  • Stowell
  • Turtle Bayou
  • Wallisville
  • Winnie

  • TX Chambers County  1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Chambers County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Chambers County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Chambers County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX  Chambers County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Chambers County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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