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The population of Simonton is approximately 858 (2005), 814 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 282 (2000), 315 (2010).

The amount of land area in Simonton is 5.252 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Simonton is 2.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Simonton to Washington DC is 1299 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 115 miles. (as the crow flies)
Simonton is positioned 29.68 degrees north of the equator and 95.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Simonton elevation is 115 feet above sea level.
Simonton per capita income is $30,669 (2000).
Simonton median income is $77,900 (2005).

The Simonton median home price is $182,200 (2005).

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Simonton location: in southeast Texas about 42 miles west of Houston and about 26 miles from Sugar Land. Other nearby communities include Orchard, Wallis, fulshear, Brookshire, Pattison, San Felipe, East Bernard and Sealy.

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Simonton history:

The first settler was Thomas Westall when he was given a land grant by Mexico in 1825. It was named for James Simonton, who came here in 1850. The area continued to grow when the railroad came about 1888. For about ten years around the turn of the 20th century, a prison farm was here. The prisoners were kept busy with clearing land and raising crops, mostly cane and cotton.

Simonton was first incorporated as a village on 22 Januar 1979. Later, in 1986, it was converted to a city. The city was then governed by a city council rather than a Board of Aldermen.
The incorporation date of Simonton: 22 Jan 1979 (village)

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Simonton attractions:

Simonton Rodeo Round-up
FM 1093
Simonton, Texas 77476
held each year in Simonton.

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