Sabine County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Sabine County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 17, 1836 as one of the original 23 counties. It was originally created on November 11, 1835 from San Augustine County, established as a municipality by Mexico. This county was named for the Sabine River, which forms its eastern border (Sabine is Spanish for "cypress") .. Learn More About State of Texas History

Sabine County is bordered by Shelby County (north), Sabine Parish, Louisiana (east), Newton County (south), Jasper County (southwest), San Augustine County (west).

Sabine County Cities and Towns include Hemphill, Pineland.. A Map of Sabine County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Sabine County, Texas Courthouse Records

Sabine County, Texas Courthouse
Sabine County, TX Courthouse

The Sabine County Courthouse is located in Hemphill, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Sabine county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in November 1875.

  • Sabine County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1880, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1879 and Court Records from 1876. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Sabine County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Sabine County, Texas Census Records

Sabine County, Texas Vital Records

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