Sam Rayburn, Texas

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Sam Rayburn, Texas
Census-designated place
Sam Rayburn, Texas is located in Texas
Sam Rayburn, Texas
Sam Rayburn, Texas
Coordinates: 31°03′51″N 94°02′09″W / 31.06417°N 94.03583°W / 31.06417; -94.03583Coordinates: 31°03′51″N 94°02′09″W / 31.06417°N 94.03583°W / 31.06417; -94.03583
Country United States
State Texas
County Jasper
 • Total 9.931 sq mi (25.72 km2)
 • Land 8.469 sq mi (21.93 km2)
 • Water 1.462 sq mi (3.79 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (60 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,181
 • Density 120/sq mi (46/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 409
GNIS feature ID 2035025[3]

Sam Rayburn is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Jasper County, Texas, United States. Its population was 1,181 as of the 2010 census.[2] The community, which is also known as Rayburn Country, is located on the south shore of the Sam Rayburn Reservoir at the junction of Texas Recreational Road 255 and Farm to Market Road 1007.[4] Sam Rayburn was founded in the 1970s after the formation of the reservoir; its main attraction is its country club, Rayburn Country.[5]