Founded in 1858, it is the seat of Sabine County, a vast timber area. Today, it is a commercial center for lumber and a gateway to the immense Toledo Bend Reservoir. A gallows, more than 80 years old, is still in place in the four-cell county jail.

The Great East Texas Outdoor Fest focuses on the scenic beauty, fishing, hunting, boating, biking, hiking and birding offered in the area.


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