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San Simon, Arizona

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Welcome to San Simon ...

San Simon is located in Cochise County<1>.

San Simon is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: San Simon lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from San Simon (for example, toward Lordsburg (NM)), you will soon leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

San Simon is within the boundaries of the (520) area code.

The ZIP code for San Simon: 85632<3>

Adding San Simon to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of San Simon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of San Simon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for San Simon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near San Simon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near San Simon.

  • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Bowie
    • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of San Simon
  • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bowie
    • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of San Simon
  • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steins
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of San Simon
    • Former name for Steins:
    • Stein's Pass
  • Bowie [Cochise County]
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    • Paradise [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of San Simon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Dos Cabezas [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dos Cabezas
      • Dos Cabezas [Cochise County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the west of San Simon
    • Cotton City [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton City
      • Cotton City [Hidalgo County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of San Simon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton City
    • Portal [Cochise County]
    • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shakespeare
      • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of San Simon
      • Former name for Shakespeare:
      • Ralston City
    • Franklin [Greenlee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Greenlee County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the north of San Simon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around San Simon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for San Simon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of San Simon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around San Simon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around San Simon. See our Newspapers Page for San Simon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Simon ...

Looking for more information about San Simon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for San Simon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for San Simon.

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About Cochise County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for San Simon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Cochise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Simon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as San Simon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Simon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- San Simon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for San Simon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San Simon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Simon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2666, Longitude: -109.2272    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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