In 1836, Sam Houston and Philip Sublett laid out Sabine Pass city. The name was changed in 1839 to Sabine Pass. In 1864, the Battle of Sabine Pass was fought and won by a small band of Confederate soldiers who successfully held off the Union Nave, led by Lt. Dick Dowling.
The small town of Sabine Pass is located on State Highway 87, thirty miles southeast of Beaumont in Jefferson County in the Great state of Texas.
Sabine Pass is known for it wildlife. Sea Rim State Park and McFaddin National Wildlife Preserve is approximately eight miles to the west of Sabine Pass.The two parks provide excellent wildlife and especially bird watching site. Dick Dowling State Park is located on the ship channel in Sabine Pass.
The cities of Port Arthur, Nederland, Groves, and Port Neches are north of Sabine Pass within 15 miles.