Welcome to the official website of Timpson, Texas. Here you can connect with the Timpson Area Chamber of Commerce, the Timpson Public Library, City Government, and the Genealogy Library. Simply use the links at the top of the page to navigate the website.
Timpson is on the Union Pacific Railroad at the junction of U.S. highways 87, 84, and 59, fifteen miles northwest of Center in Shelby County. It is twenty-five miles west of the Sabine River, which is the State Line, and thirty-one miles north of Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas.
Court customers may pay citations to The City of Timpson Municipal Court on-line at trafficpayments.com (fees and some restrictions apply)
For more information contact Municipal Court Clerk, Paula Mullins. (fee schedule for credit card payments)
The City of Timpson
does business in Accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law... (See more)
Posters can be printed and/or reposted
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
SOLID WASTE COLLECTION
For Safety Procedures & Emergency Contact Numbers
Click the RR Crossing Sign
The Timpson City Council has reviewed and adopted the PROPOSED BUDGET
for 2015-2016. The FINAL BUDGET will be voted on along with the TAX RATE for the CITY OF TIMPSON at the SEPT 15 Regular City Council Meeting. The PROPOSED TAX RATE for 2015-2016 is $0.313 per $100 of value (same as 2014-2015). The Proposed Rate of $0.313 will increase revenue by 2.354480%.
The City of Timpson is considered a SMALL TAXING UNIT
and therefore is NOT REQUIRED to hold a public hearing to discuss the Proposed Tax Rate.
NEWS & EVENTS
To view the links in the above notice please click on the BLUE HIGHLIGHTED TEXT and the Budget in Excel will open. The Excel spreadsheet has 3 tabs that each open a separate budget ONE for ELECT, ONE for WATER, and ONE for GENERAL.
The Small Taxing Unit is simply a statement regarding public hearing requirements for small cities with a tax rate of less than 50 cents/$100 and a budget of under $500,000 (General)
NEXT REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING: SEPT 15th
Timpson City Hall, 456 Jacob Str. 5:30 pm
Citizen Participation Forms must be submitted prior to the meeting to speak. The Council limits citizen comments to 3 minutes per speaker and may limit the number of speakers depending on the topic and position of the speakers. Multiple speakers with the same position may be asked to pick one spokesperson for time management purposes.