Chambers County administrative offices are located at 2 South LaFayette Street, LaFayette, AL 36862; phone: 334‑864‑4341.
Chambers County was established in 1832. The county seat, named Chambersville, was created with lots auctioned beginning in 1833. Profits from lot sales helped fund the construction of a courthouse and jail. The town's name was changed to LaFayette sometime prior to its incorporation in 1835.