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(Craighead County)

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Welcome to Smithville ...

So far, we have found very little information about Smithville. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Smithville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Smithville, please Contact Us.




Smithville would have been located within present day Craighead County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Smithville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Smithville was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Smithville would have been located in the (870) area code.

Communities near Smithville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Smithville and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay   [Map]   1,805   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,379   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,256   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   75,866   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,451   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,792   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Smithville.

Communities Also Named Smithville ...

While we believe that this Smithville is located in Craighead County, we know of another 3 Arkansas communities named Smithville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lawrence, Miller and Union County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 58 communities that are also named Smithville - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (5), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smithville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Smithville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smithville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Smithville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smithville:

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The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Smithville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Smithville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9292, Longitude: -90.5551     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smithville.

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