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 1,480 at the 2010 census.
Location of Milam, Texas
|Coordinates: 31°27′13″N 93°47′7″W|
With an approximate settling date of 1828, it was originally dubbed Red Mound, but would be renamed 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. During the Civil War, the Confederate Army Quartermaster for the county would serve from this location.
Milam is served by the Hemphill Independent School District.