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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Galveston_County,_Texas|Galveston]]
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*[[Harris_County,_Texas|Harris]]
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*[[Jefferson_County,_Texas|Jefferson]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 21:54, 4 December 2008

United States  > Texas > Counties C > Chambers County

County Courthouse

History

The first permanent settlement began in 1821 when the Spanish established a fortress at Anahuac and allowed American colonists to enter.

Parent County

1858--Chambers County was created 12 February 1858 from Jefferson and Liberty Counties. County seat: Anahuac [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Courthouse and most, if not all, county records were destroyed by fire on 2 December 1875.

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).