Sabine County

Sabine County, Texas

PO Box 580
Hemphill, TX 75948
Phone: (409) 787-3786
Fax: (409) 787-2044

On the northeastern border of TX, east of Lufkin; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Sabine River, which forms its eastern border. French form of Spanish sabinas 'red cedar trees' that grow along the banks.

Area (sq mi):: 576.61 (land 490.27; water 86.34) Population per square mile: 21.20
Population 2005: 10,416 State rank: 163 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 10,469 (White 87.10%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 47.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,821; median household $27,198; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,098-$22,222
Unemployment (2004): 11.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It's unclear precisely where and when this advertisement was published, although it seems that the parties involved could be from an area in Sabine County, Texas.
Specimens were found during the present study at two sites (BSC1 and BSC2) of a single stream, Big Sandy Creek in Sabine County.
Somewhere along abut 1932 or 1933, someone came up with the idea of a tomato market in Sabine County.
In Sabine County alone, officials are charged with scouring 200 square miles for wreckage and remains.
Bob White, from Sabine County, told how his three sons found a leg in their pasture.
At the VFW hall in Hemphill, hundreds of volunteer firefighters from across the Sabine County region had gathered for search operations.
Malone's weekly column, "Ramblin' Round," continued to appear in The Daily Sentinel and the weekly Sabine County Reporter in Hemphill until he became ill in November.
5% WI), our first well in Crimson's Tiger Prospect Area in Sabine County, is expected to spud in early September.
Several oil and gas companies have expressed interest in acquiring or developing our lease acreage in Sabine County, TX.
Pink Sheets: HMGP) acquired three adjacent oil and gas leases with a total of 360 gross acres in Sabine County near the town of Hemphill, Texas.