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Chambers County Real Estate Counties of Texas

Located less than 30 miles east from downtown Houston, Chambers County has existed since 1858. The county named after a Texas Revolution major general, Thomas Jefferson Chambers, has an estimated population of 39,899 (2016). This county is mainly rural and is home to more than 870 square miles of rich agriculture, many livestock, and a number of natural resources that provides many careers in the area.

Mont Belvieu is the largest town in Chambers County, and its county seat is in Anahuac. Other cities and towns in the county include Cove, (east) Baytown, Beach City, Double Bayou, Old River-Winfree, Oak Island, Stowell, Winnie, Turtle Bayou, Hankamer, Monroe City, Smith Point, and Wallisville.

Much of the landscape that exist in Chambers County consist of lowly wetlands all the way to coastlands in the south part of the county. In fact, the southern most areas in the county reach the Galveston Bay Area and the Gulf of Mexico. Popular wildlife and nature centers include Moody National Wildlife Refuge, and the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge. These areas in the county attract many people that enjoy bird watching while hiking, or hunting, and fishing in the marshlands.

The economy in Chambers County consists of agriculture, livestock, construction, education, manufacturing, and health care. The environment allows farmers to grow many grains, fruits and vegetables, and herd cattle, sheep, hogs, and other farm animals. Many natural resources, like salt domes, timber, oil, and gas, found in Chambers County give it a source of jobs and economy to the area.

The Median Household Income in Chambers County was $70,396 in 2016. The Average Sales Price of homes in this county was $227,127 for 2016.