Milam, Texas

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Milam is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sabine County, Texas, United States. It is located at the junction of Highway 87 and Highway 21. The population was 1,329 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Milam is located at 31°27′13″N 93°47′7″W / 31.45361°N 93.78528°W / 31.45361; -93.78528 (31.453492, -93.785384)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 33.4 square miles (86.5 km²), of which, 32.8 square miles (85.1 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of it (1.71%) is water.

Historical development

With an approximate settling date of 1828, it was originally dubbed Red Mound, but would be re-named again in honor of Benjamin Rush Milam (a famous figure in the Texas Revolution) when it became the municipal seat of Sabine County eight years later, and remain so until 1858.[4] During the Civil War, the Confederate Army Quartermaster for the county would serve from this location.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,329 people, 608 households, and 424 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 40.5 people per square mile (15.6/km²). There were 1,010 housing units at an average density of 30.8/sq mi (11.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.90% White, 7.07% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.

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