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ROUND POINT. Round Point is in Anahuac three miles south of Highway 61 in central Chambers County (at 29°44' N, 94°42' W). Anson Taylor owned the site in the 1830s. Gen. Thomas Jefferson Chambersqv allegedly shot and killed John O'Brian in a dispute in 1843 over possession of the land. An historical marker was placed at the site in 1984.


Margaret S. Henson and Kevin Ladd, Chambers County: A Pictorial History (Norfolk, Virginia: Donning, 1988).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"ROUND POINT," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.