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San Simon, Arizona
Location of San Simon in Cochise County, Arizona.
Location of San Simon in Cochise County, Arizona.
Coordinates: 32°16′04″N 109°13′39″W / 32.26778°N 109.22750°W / 32.26778; -109.22750Coordinates: 32°16′04″N 109°13′39″W / 32.26778°N 109.22750°W / 32.26778; -109.22750
Country United States
State Arizona
County Cochise
Area
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,629 ft (1,106 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 158
 • Density 206.81/sq mi (79.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
85632
Area code(s) 520
GNIS feature ID 10856
Cochise County 1881
San Simon Sta. appears in upper right quadrant of 1881 map of Cochise County.

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

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.The mayor is Harvey as of 2005 due to no opposition that election day.

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) 15.6
(60)
18.3
(65)
21.7
(71)
26.7
(80)
31.1
(88)
36.7
(98)
36.7
(98)
35
(95)
32.8
(91)
27.8
(82)
20.6
(69)
15.6
(60)
26.7
(80)
Average low °C (°F) -2.8
(27)
-1.1
(30)
1.7
(35)
5
(41)
8.9
(48)
13.9
(57)
18.3
(65)
17.8
(64)
13.9
(57)
6.7
(44)
0.6
(33)
-2.2
(28)
6.7
(44)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
20
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
8
(0.3)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.3)
43
(1.7)
51
(2)
23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
25
(1)
244
(9.6)
Source: Weatherbase

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 165
2020 158 −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 165 people and 127 housing units in the CDP. The CDP was a new CDP created in the 2010 census. The population density was 237.5 people per square mile. Prior to the 2010 census, the San Simon area was only a part of the much larger Bowie CCD for census purposes.

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