Chambers County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Chambers County, Texas (Map It) was created on Febuary 12, 1858 from Liberty County and Jefferson County. This county was named for Thomas Jefferson Chambers, lawyer and surveyor who helped to resolve land disputes for Americans in Mexican Texas.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Chambers County is bordered by Liberty County (north), Jefferson County (east), Galveston County (southwest), Harris County (west) .

Chambers County Cities and Towns include Anahuac, Baytown, Beach City, Cove, Mont Belvieu, Old River-Winfree, Shoreacres , Seabrook, Texas City . A Map of Chambers County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Chambers County, Texas Courthouse Records

Chambers County, Texas Courthouse
Chambers County, TX Courthouse

The Chambers County Courthouse is located in Anahuac, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Chambers county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Chambers County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1876, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1876 and Court Records from 1876. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Chambers County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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