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
Many 1843 – present
County Courthouse – Many
Location: 400 South Capitol Street / Main Street
Built: 1956 – 1957
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.
N – De Soto Parish
Photos taken 2011 and 2017