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"Alligator Capital of Texas"

Anahuac is a city in Chambers County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Aztec term for "plan near the water"

The latitude of Anahuac is 29.772N. The longitude is -94.682W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,173.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$40,924
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Anahuac demographic reports
Anahuac is on Trinity Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Chambersia
· Chambersea
· Perry's Point
Local festivals include:
  • Texas Gatorfest - Sept. 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Anahuac web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Double Bayou Park, Fort Anahuac Park, James H. Robbins Memorial Park, Job Beason Park, McCollum Park
Wildlife: Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Chambers County Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Anahuac demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chambers County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77514 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Anahuac residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anahuac ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anahuac was $17,056, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Anahuac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Anahuac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.


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Libraries in Anahuac include Chambers County Library ... View libraries

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Chambers County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anahuac political report.

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The average commute time for Anahuac workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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