Chambers County, Texas Genealogy

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Chambers County was created and organized 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty counties. Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875. County seat: Wallisville (1858-1908); Anahuac (1908-present). The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.
  
 
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Chambers County was created and organized 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty counties. Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875. County seat: Wallisville (1858-1908); Anahuac (1908-present). The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • Family History Library Catalog for this county.

References