Sabine Parish

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Sabine

Sabine Parish is named for the Sabine River which was named in 1716 by Domingo Ramon as the “Rio de Sabinas”, and after the Sabina Free State.

 

Created:  March 7, 1843

County Seat: 

Many  1843 – present

 

County Courthouse – Many  

 

Location:  400 South Capitol Street / Main Street

Built:  1956 – 1957

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  J Cheshire Peyton & Associates of Shreveport

Contractor:  Southern Building Inc. of Shreveport

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has a central recessed entrance framed with stone. The third story is recessed. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by W L Stevens and constructed by Caldwell Brothers in 1916.

 

Courthouses: 

N – De Soto Parish

E – Natcitoches Parish

S – Vernon Parish and Newton County, Texas

W – Sabine County, Texas and Shelby County, Texas

 

 

 

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Cornerstone 1916

Photos taken 2011 and 2017