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Welcome to Timpson ...

The city of Timpson is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Timpson is located in Shelby County<1>.

The location of Timpson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Timpson has a population of 1,147 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Timpson.

The community of Timpson is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Timpson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Timpson is within the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Timpson: 75975<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Timpson had an population of 1,147 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Timpson had a population of 1,155 people. This makes Timpson the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,155 people, the population of Timpson increased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,094 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Timpson.

Communities near Timpson ...

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

  • Carthage [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Timpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,354 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<7>
  • Center [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
    • Center [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Timpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center<7>
  • Tenaha [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenaha
    • Tenaha [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Timpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenaha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenaha<7>
  • Garrison [Nacogdoches County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garrison
    • Garrison [Nacogdoches County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Timpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garrison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garrison<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Appleby [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleby
      • Appleby [Nacogdoches County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Timpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleby
    • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County]
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      • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Timpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Enterprise<7>
    • Gary City [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary City
      • Gary City [Panola County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Timpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary City<7>
    • Caledonia [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Rusk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Timpson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Buncome [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buncome
      • Buncome [Panola County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Timpson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buncome
    • Arcadia [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Timpson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia

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 Timpson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Timpson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Timpson. 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 Timpson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Timpson ...

Looking for more information about Timpson? 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 Timpson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Timpson.

Adding Timpson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Timpson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Shelby, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Timpson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Timpson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Timpson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Timpson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Timpson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Timpson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TimpsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timpson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9065, Longitude: -94.3972       In this case, the coordinates for Timpson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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