Located in the area of the Sologne Blaisois and wine, Sambin is attached to Contres Township and the Borough of Blois.
The village's name deriving from Cembiacus, a certain area Cembius.
It was about Sambin took place in the year 1016 a bloody battle. This conflict arose between the house of Anjou, Fulk led by 3rd Nerra to that of Blois led by Eudes II. Many "free men" of Sambin there were probably dragged along Gelduin, lord and vassal Pontlevoy account Blois. This battle left thousands dead on the field and scored long minds in the Middle Ages.
Sambin is now known for its goat cheese it is advisable to taste a glass of Cheverny.