San Saba is a city located in, and the county seat of, San Saba County, Texas, United States. It has a population of about 3100 according to the 2010 census. The city as established in 1854 and the population mostly worked in pecan industry. In Cormac McCarthy's book No Country for Old Men, the main character, Llewellyn Moss, states he is from San Saba, Texas. Coincidentally, Tommy Lee Jones, the actor who plays Sheriff Bell in the movie version is also from San Saba. In the 2010 remake of True Grit, Rooster Cogburn (played by Jeff Bridges) tells Mattie that they will take the criminal to the magistrate in San Saba, Texas.