Sabine County Parks & Libraries

Pineland and Hemphill are each home for outstanding city parks and public libraries.

In Hemphill, the Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park is situated on FM 944, just east of its Texas 87 intersection. The park has a popular walking track utilized by area citizens on a daily basis. Also located at the park is picnic tables and facilities; tennis courts, basketball court, and a pavilion.

Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park
Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park
Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park Dr. Don G. Mann Memorial Park

Pineland's Katherine Sage Temple Park is located on Maple St. in a quiet setting among the beautiful pines in the western part of the city. The park has baseball diamonds used by the youth baseball teams, public tennis courts, basketball court, pavilion, amphitheater stage, a children's playground, an ample number of picnic tables and facilities, and a swimming pool open during summer months.

Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX
Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX
Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX
Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX Katherine Sage Temple Park - Pineland, TX

Sabine County is home to two outstanding libraries:

J.R. Huffman Public Library on Hwy. 87 in Hemphill is a modern library with a variety of resources and books available to accommodate most all patrons. The library also has a theater which is available to groups for public presentations. For information about this library, call (409) 787-4829 Huffman Library in Hemphill
The J. R. Huffman Public Library building is also home to the Patricia Smith Huffman Museum - Remembering Columbia - decicated to the NASA Shuttle and Astronauts who crashed in this area on March 7, 2003. Learm more about the museum HERE
Arthur Temple Sr. Memorial Library has been open on FM 83 in Pineland since 1969. The library has recently underwent major renovation and expansion projects. This library also has the spacious Payne Meeting Room available to the public for meetings, presentations, etc. This library may be reached by phone at (409) 584-2546.
Temple Library in Pineland Temple Library in Pineland