Chambers County, Alabama

Coordinates: 32°54′40″N 85°23′38″W / 32.91111°N 85.39389°W / 32.91111; -85.39389
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Chambers County
County Courthouse in LaFayette in 2012
County Courthouse in LaFayette in 2012
Map of Alabama highlighting Chambers County
Location within the U.S. state of Alabama
Map of the United States highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°54′40″N 85°23′38″W / 32.911111111111°N 85.393888888889°W / 32.911111111111; -85.393888888889
Country United States
State Alabama
FoundedDecember 18, 1832
Named forHenry H. Chambers
Largest cityValley
 • Total603 sq mi (1,560 km2)
 • Land597 sq mi (1,550 km2)
 • Water6.6 sq mi (17 km2)  1.1%
 • Total34,772
 • Density58/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Chambers County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of 2020 the population was 34,772.[1] Its county seat is Lafayette. Chambers County is included in the Valley, Alabama, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[change | change source]

Chambers County was formed on December 18, 1832. Its name is in honor of Henry H. Chambers. He was a United States Senator from Alabama.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 603 square miles (1,560 km2), of which 597 square miles (1,550 km2) is land and 6.6 square miles (17 km2) (1.1%) is water.[2]

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Cities and towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Chambers County, Alabama". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2015.

32°54′40″N 85°23′38″W / 32.91111°N 85.39389°W / 32.91111; -85.39389