Chumley is on a country road off of Farm Road 353 three miles east of San Augustine in northeastern San Augustine County. In 1904 it had a school serving eighteen pupils and one teacher. In 1940 it had a cemetery and a number of dwellings. By the 1980s Chumley had a number of dwellings, a cemetery, and a church.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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