Samson. is a city in Geneva County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan .Statistical Area. At the 2010 census the population was 1,940, down from 2,071 in 2000. Samson incorporated in 1905 (according to the 1910 U.S. Census), although other sources cited 1906.
Samson is located at 31°6′45″N 86°2′52″W (31.112574, -86.047865).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2), of which 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2) is land and 0.28% is water.
At the 2000 census there were 2,071 people, 894 households, and 575 families living in the city. The population density was 572.1 people per square mile (220.9/km2). There were 1,016 housing units at an average density of 280.7 per square mile (108.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.11% White, 20.42% Black or African American, 0.97% Native American, 0.63% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 2.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 894 households 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 16.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families.