|• Total||1,234.17 km2 (476.52 sq mi)|
|• Land||783.3 km2 (302.4 sq mi)|
|• Water||450.87 km2 (174.08 sq mi)|
|Area as of January 1, 2014.|
|Population (December 31, 2017)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE|
The rural municipality Timrå was made a market town (köping) in 1947. The present municipality was created in 1971 when Timrå was amalgamated with Hässjö.
Timrå is located in a terrain of forest and hills. Traditionally the industry has been dominated by forestry. The timber was transported through the rivers and streams to their destination, most often to sawmills. In tribute to this, the city arms depicts trees and water.