Welcome to San Augustine County!
Come discover the unique diversity and down-home hospitality of San Augustine County and its people!
2013 Census Population:
City of San Augustine: 2097
Town of Broaddus: 206
County Profile from Texas Association of Counties
County Quick Facts on US Census Bureau
County History from the Handbook of Texas
County Genealogy from Texas GenWeb and US Gen Web Projects
San Augustine County Courthouse
100 W Columbia Street
San Augsutine, Texas 75972
Located between Toledo Bend and Sam Rayburn Reservoir, and nestled among the Pineywoods, you will find San Augustine County. San Augustine County is among a network of State and Federal highways and is within easy access of many major metropolitan areas. Early settlers came into San Augustine County on the Old San Antonio Road, also known as “El Camino Real de los Tejas”, now a designated National Historic Trail.
San Augustine, the county seat, is one of Texas' oldest cities, dating back to early Indian days. San Augustine is the home of the first university, churches of all denominations, and is the first American settlement in Texas. The abundant history in our area is evident in over 50 recorded Texas Historical Landmark homes and sites.
The Town of Broaddus, also occupies San Augustine County. The town of Broaddus is the Gateway to Lake Sam Rayburn, one of the most popular recreation areas in East Texas. Offering information, camping areas on the lake, guide services, motels and restaurants, Broaddus is a must stop for vacationers and fishermen.
San Augustine County Community Spirit is also alive and well. In fact the county has more than 20 civic and advocate groups, and over 50 churches. You are guaranteed to find that San Augustine County is a great place to visit – and a tempting place to stay. The genuine hospitality of its residents, business friendly attitudes, and the rural landscape of San Augustine County provide an ideal location for a growing or start-up business. San Augustine County is ready and waiting to assist you in any of your business needs.