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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.
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