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Welcome to Anahuac ...

The coastal city of Anahuac is located on the Gulf Coast.

Anahuac is located in Chambers County<1> and is the County Seat for Chambers County.

The pronunciation of Anahuac: AN-uh-whack<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anahuac has a population of 2,342 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Anahuac.

The community of Anahuac is near sea level<4>.

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

Anahuac is located in the (409) area code.

The ZIP code for Anahuac: 77514<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anahuac had an population of 2,342 people. This is an increase of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anahuac had a population of 2,243 people (which is 6.39% of the total population of Chambers County). This makes Anahuac the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,243 people, the population of Anahuac increased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,210 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anahuac.

Communities near Anahuac ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anahuac.

  • Baytown [Harris County]
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    • Baytown [Harris County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Anahuac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baytown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baytown<8>
  • Mont Belvieu [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mont Belvieu
    • Mont Belvieu [Chambers County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Anahuac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,137 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mont Belvieu have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont Belvieu
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mont Belvieu<8>
  • Beach City [Chambers County]
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    • Beach City [Chambers County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Anahuac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beach City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach City
  • Old River-Winfree [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old River-Winfree
    • Old River-Winfree [Chambers County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Anahuac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old River-Winfree have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cove [Chambers County]
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      • Cove [Chambers County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Anahuac
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 586 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cove
    • Devers [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devers
      • Devers [Liberty County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Anahuac
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Devers<8>
    • Turtle Bayou [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Bayou
      • Turtle Bayou [Chambers County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Anahuac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Bayou
    • Double Bayou [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Double Bayou
      • Double Bayou [Chambers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Anahuac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Double Bayou
    • Monroe City [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe City
      • Monroe City [Chambers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Anahuac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe City
    • Wallisville [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallisville
      • Wallisville [Chambers County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Anahuac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallisville<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anahuac. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anahuac.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anahuac. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anahuac.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anahuac. See our Newspapers Page for Anahuac.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anahuac ...

Looking for more information about Anahuac? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anahuac, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anahuac.

Adding Anahuac to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anahuac in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anahuac was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Anahuac on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anahuac on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anahuac. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chambers County: www.co.chambers.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Chambers, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Anahuac. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anahuac.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anahuac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Anahuac). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anahuac or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anahuac) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anahuac. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AnahuacOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anahuac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7692, Longitude: -94.6773    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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