San Augustine County

San Augustine County, Texas

Courthouse Rm 106
San Augustine, TX 75972
Phone: (936) 275-2452
Fax: (936) 275-9579

On central east border of TX, north of Beaumont; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Presidio de San Augustin de Ahumada (Fort of Saint Augustine of Ahumada), Mission Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Ais (Mission of Our Lady of Sorrows of the Ais), which was established on Ayish Bayou by the Marquis de San Miguel de Ahuayo in 1721

Area (sq mi):: 592.21 (land 527.87; water 64.34) Population per square mile: 16.90
Population 2005: 8,907 State rank: 175 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 11.80% Population 2000: 8,946 (White 67.80%; Black or African American 27.90%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 42.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,548; median household $27,025; Population below poverty level: 21.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,797-$20,603
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 32.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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