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Time Zone: Chambers County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Lafayette is the Seat for Chambers County.

Chambers County was founded in 1832 and was created by taking area from MontgomeryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chambers had a population of 34,320 people. This is a decrease of 6.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,583 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chambers represented 0.82% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 34th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201034,215-6.47%-0.31% since 2009
200934,320-6.19%-0.44% since 2008
200834,473-5.77%-0.74% since 2007
200036,583The Last Census

More information can be found on the Chambers County Census Page for Chambers County.


Below are some of the communities located in Chambers County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Chambers County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Valley   9,8419,1986.99% increase  
Lanett   7,0457,89710.79% decrease  
Lafayette   2,8823,23410.88% decrease  
Waverly   1731845.98% decrease  
Five Points   1361466.85% decrease  

Websites for Chambers County

Official Website:   www.chamberscounty.com/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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