San Simon, Arizona

San Simon is a census-designated place in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 165.[4] San Simon is located along Interstate 10 40 miles (64 km) east of Willcox. The community has a ZIP code of 85632.

San Simon, Arizona
Location of San Simon in Cochise County, Arizona.
San Simon
Location of San Simon in Cochise County, Arizona.
San Simon
San Simon (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°16′04″N 109°13′39″W
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyCochise
Area
  Total0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
  Land0.70 sq mi (1.81 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,629 ft (1,106 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total25,505
  Estimate 
(2016)[2]
N/A
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
85632
Area code(s)520
GNIS feature ID10856[3]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

History

San Simon was the location of the San Simon Station of the Butterfield Overland Mail on the San Simon River between Apache Pass and Stein's Peak Stations. It was a later relay station established to provide water and change horses on the route.

Climate

Climate occurs primarily on the outside of true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is BSk (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

Climate data for San Simon, AZ
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 16
(60)
18
(65)
22
(71)
27
(80)
31
(88)
37
(98)
37
(98)
35
(95)
33
(91)
28
(82)
21
(69)
16
(60)
27
(80)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(27)
−1
(30)
2
(35)
5
(41)
9
(48)
14
(57)
18
(65)
18
(64)
14
(57)
7
(44)
1
(33)
−2
(28)
7
(44)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
7.6
(0.3)
5.1
(0.2)
7.6
(0.3)
43
(1.7)
51
(2)
23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
25
(1)
240
(9.6)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

References

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: San Simon, Arizona
  4. Staff, Website Services & Coordination. "US Census Bureau 2010 Census Interactive Population Map". www.census.gov.
  5. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on August 14, 2013.
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