According to the stories told by the old folks, Sabang got its name from a very huge stone Nasabang a Bato, which identified the place. It came to be known as Sabang.
Barangay Sabang is located approximately at the western part of the poblacion. It is approximately 7.5 kilometers away from the town proper. It has six puroks namely; Silang, Crisologo, Luna, Quirino, Magsaysay and Del Pilar.
Barangay Sabang is bounded on the north by Barangay Daclapan, east by Barangay Turod, south by Barangay Salomague and west by the China Sea. Sabang has also an island.