Welcome!
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. 

The City of Timpson
​does business in Accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law... (See more)
​​​​​​ ​​Posters can be printed and/or reposted
2019-2020 FINAL BUDGETS
2019-2020 TAX RATE
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The Virus that Causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑19)
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​On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that the COVID-19 outbreak can be characterized as a pandemic. Until further notice, the public is urged to avoid public places when possible and to stay home, limiting public contact. To receive official COVID-19 developments, sign up for the latest CDC updates.

On March 30, 2020 Shelby County Judge Allison Harbison Amended the Declaration of Local State Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency order STAY AT HOME, STAY SAFE for Shelby County.
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Stay Home Order Overview​
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​THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO MONITOR THE FOLLOWING SOURCES FOR THE MOST CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION:

World Health Organization (WHO)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
​Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)


​​​​​Texas Health and Human Services encourages Texans in need of COVID-19 information and referrals to community resources to call the 2-1-1 Texas hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.​​​
The Timpson City Council meets on the third Tuesday of every month (excluding December) for its regular monthly meeting at 456 Jacob Street, City Hall at 5:30 PM. The meetings are subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act and are open to the public. If you wish to address the council during the Council Items portion of the meeting you are limited to 3 minutes and must complete and submit the attached form to the City Secretary prior to the meeting.  (Click for Form
Electric/Water customers can now pay their utility bills via the
internet at www.thepaymentgroup.com.  Enter make a payment,
then choose Timpson-Pay my utility bills (an additional fee will be charged for the service)......you will need your  account #
and the amount owed.  Remember that if it's past the 10th of the month, add $5 in late fees to your bill.  Here is the link below:   

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PAY MY UTILITY BILL​

​NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF ELECTION AND
DECLARATION OF CANDIDATES ELECTED

Notice is Hereby Given by the City of Timpson, that at
the close of business on the seventy-fourth day before election day, there were not more candidates for the City positions for City of Timpson, Texas including candidates filing affidavits of intent to be write-in candidates, therefore the election to be held on May 2, 2020 is hereby canceled as permitted in section 2.051 of the Texas Election Code.

The following candidates are hereby declared elected:

Debra P. Smith​​​​​        Mayor             2-year term    
Teri L. Alexander    City Council   2-year term 
Kenneth E. Walker  City Council ​ ​ 2-year term