Chambers County Courthouse
Anahuac, Texas
 Completed - 1936
Architect - Cornell G. Curtis
Photos: Robert Deering 11/14/2013


COUNTY NAMED FOR:  The county is named for Thomas Jefferson Chambers, the only superior judge of Texas before the revolution.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Wallisville and Anahuac.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  Gen. Manuel de Mier y Terán, commanding officer of the Mexican states of Coahuila and Texas, officially named the town Anahuac in January 1831, after the ancient capital of the Aztecs.

COURTHOUSES: Four - Wallisville in 1858 and 1886; Anahuac in 1912, and 1936

STANDING: One - 1936 Modern courthouse constructed with the help of WPA funds.


1886 Courthouse in Wallisville
Photo: Wallisville Heritage Park

1912 Courthouse in Anahuac
Photo: Wallisville Herigate Park

1936 Courthouse in Anahuac
Photo: Texas DoT 1939

1936 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974



Anahuac, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 11/14/2013

Thomas Jefferson Chambers Home
Circa 1845
First Baptist Church
American Legion
Post Office
U.S. Department of Acriculture
Service Center