Historical Marker


Chambers County

Marker Erected 1936
Marker Located near Intersection of Kansas Avenue, on SH 61, in Anahuac


Marker Text:

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.

Marker Number: 9118
Subject Codes:
Marker Size: 36' Centennial - Highway Marker (pink)
UTM Zone: 15
UTM Easting: 338008
UTM Northing: 3294800