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.

For more information about paying a traffic citation online please contact Municipal Court Clerk, Paula Mullins at 936-254-2421 or municipalcourt@cityoftimpson.com
The City of Timpson
​does business in Accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law... (See more)
​​​​​​ ​​Posters can be printed and/or reposted


For Safety Procedures & Emergency Contact Numbers
Click the RR Crossing Sign

2019-2020 TAX RATE

​​             Timpson Food for Thought Pantry & Thrift Store
"Ground Breaking Ceremony" was held Friday, Oct 11th at 9:00am.
Located at 700 N. 2nd St. in Timpson, this new facility, when completed, will house the Timpson Food Bank and a retail Thrift Store.  The new facility will be directly across from North 2nd St from Timpson First Baptist Church on property donated by the Church.  The directors for this project having been working with several entities to bring the facility to Timpson.  And they are proud to say, it has been made possible through an infrastructure grant from East Texas Food Bank of Tyler, a matching donation from Timpson First Baptist WMU, a donation from Good Hope Baptist Church of Timpson, an award from the Shelby County non-profit "50 Women Impact", Danny Mounger and the Funeral Directors Life "Helpers of People Program", and several personal donations and the land which was donated by Timpson First Baptist Church.
Volunteers are greatly appreciated!  TFFT is registered non-profit and all donations are tax deductible. 

To find out how to contribute contact:
Dee Daniel at 936-332-0387 or Debra Smith at 936-254-3268​​​

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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City Elections
The next City Election will be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and 2 City Council seats. 

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on Ballot

Please see the Elections page for more information​​