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San Augustine County, Texas

San Augustine County is located in East Texas and features hilly terrain with 80 percent forested including Angelina National Forest, Sabine National Forest, and Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Land features varied and sandy to black alluvial soils. Local economy consists of timber, poultry and tourism.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $706K
Lowest Price $267K
Highest Price $1.8M
Total Listings 12
Avg. Days On Market 95
Avg. Price/SQFT $474

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Where is San Augustine County, Texas?

  • San Augustine County is in extreme East Texas, twenty-three miles from the eastern state boundary. It is bordered by the Attoyac River on the west, Sabine County on the east, Shelby County to the north, and Sam Rayburn Reservoir to the south.

  • San Augustine, the largest town, and county seat is just north of the county center, 31°28' north latitude and 94°08' west longitude, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 96, State highways 21 and 147, and Farm roads 711, 2213, and 353. The Timberrock Railroad enters the county from the north and bisects the county. The county comprises 524 square miles of the East Texas Timberlands region.

Adjacent Counties

  • Shelby County (north)
  • Sabine County (east)
  • Jasper County (south)
  • Angelina County (southwest)
  • Nacogdoches County (west)

Sites and Attractions in San Augustine 

  • Mission Dolores State Historic Site is a 36-acre historic site including a 9-acre archaeological site listed on the National Register of Historic Places in San Augustine County, Texas that preserves the location of a Franciscan mission originally established in 1721.
  • Enjoy incredible fishing for bass, crappie and catfish surrounded by National forest. Bald eagles are a common site along with deer, river otters and a spectacular array of other birds and wildlife at Jackson Hill Park and Marina!
  • The Bannister WMA has 25,695 acres located in San Augustine County part of the Angelina National Forest. The WMA is operated under a Memorandum of Agreement with the US Forest Service. The WMA is located on a peninsula extending into Sam Rayburn Reservoir. It is separated from the lake by private land or national forest service land. As part of the national forest, Bannister WMA offers a wide range of recreational activities.

  • A spring crafts fair, Fairway Farms Country Club, and the annual Tour of Medallion Homes and Historic Places were popular attractions to the people of San Augustine County. 

Farming and Ranching in San Augustine 

  •  Elevation ranges from 150 to 400 feet above mean sea level. Mineral resources include oil, gas, lignite coal, industrial sand, and ceramic clay. Between 21 and 30 percent of the soil is prime farmland. The climate is warm and moist, with annual rainfall averaging forty-eight inches. Temperatures range from an average low of 36° F in January to 94° in July. The first freeze is usually in mid-November and the last in mid-March, providing a 238-day growing season.
  • In the early twenty-first century lumbering, shipping, and some manufacturers were important elements of the area’s economy. In 2002 the county had 308 farms and ranches covering 58,723 acres, 37 percent of which were devoted to woodlands, 33 percent to crops, and 29 percent to pastures. In that year local farmers and ranchers earned $24,980,000, with crop sales accounting for $23,977,000 of that total. Poultry, cattle, horses, watermelons, peas, and truck crops were the chief agricultural products. Almost 22,556,000 cubic feet of pinewood and more than 1,771,700 cubic feet of hardwood were harvested in the county in 2003. 

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