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
THE FINAL BUDGET AND FINAL TAX RATE for FY 2016-17 were adopted on September 20th by the Timpson City Council.  The  Tax Rate is $0.340000 per $100 of value, this rate will increase revenue by 4.615385%.  The Final Budget has been prepared by Mayor Debra Smith and copies will be available at City Hall and it, along with the Tax Rate for 2016-17 are posted below.


**Each fund/department can be viewed by selecting the tab at the bottom of the worksheet.
                                     ​FINAL TAX RATE

           GENERAL ELECTION MAY 6, 2017 
​There were 5 completed candidate packets submitted for the
General Election on May 6th. Incumbents Kyle Allen, Janell Baker and George Grace, Charleston Johnson and Tiffany Collins are the candidates for the three seats on the City Council. They will begin their new terms in May of 2017. A drawing was held on February 27th for the placement on the ballot. Tiffany Curtis will be listed 1st , George Grace 2nd, Kyle Allen 3rd, Janell Baker 4th and Charleston Johnson 5th.


*Early Voting begins April 24th at City Hall and ends May 2nd; weekdays only
*April 24th and May 2nd are extended hours – 7am – 7pm other days are 8am-5pm
*April 6th - the last day to register to vote or make a change of address in order to be able to vote in the May 6th Election.
*April 25th - the last day to apply for ballots to be voted by mail.         
​*May 6th --ELECTION DAY-- 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the
Timpson ISD Gym foyer.


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