Sanderson is located on Hwy. 90 just east of the intersection with hwy. 285. Terrell County. Aside from Dryden, it is the only town in Terrell County. The current population estimate for Sanderson is around 1,000. For the whole of Terrell County it is around 1,500.
There are a few motels, a couple restaurants and several gas stations. There is usually a gas station open late, if not all night.
Sanderson is located about 120 miles west of Del Rio, 85 miles east of Alpine and 65 miles SSE of Fort Stockton.
The view is looking eastward into Sanderson from the west end of town. There have been a couple of alterna found on the road by the rockcut on the left.