About This Place
Big Sandy is a town in Upshur County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town's population was 1,288. A lake of the same name is cut nearly in half by the main thoroughfare of Big Sandy, U.S. Highway 80.
Big Sandy is located at 32°35′5″N 95°6′44″W / 32.58472°N 95.11222°W / 32.58472; -95.11222 (32.584693, -95.112297).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.3 km²), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.80%) is water.