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Welcome to Smith ...

Smith is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

Smith is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Smith lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Smith: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Smith ...

While we believe that this Smith is located in Lauderdale County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Smith. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington and Neshoba County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 35 communities that are also named Smith - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Indiana (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Mexico (3), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Smith ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Smith.

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Smith
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<5>
  • York [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Smith
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,239 people
    • Former names for York:
    • New York Station
    • York Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Smith
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Cuba [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Smith
    • Estimated population in 2019: 290 people
    • Former name for Cuba:
    • Cuba Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vimville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vimville
      • Vimville [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Smith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vimville
    • Whynot [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whynot
      • Whynot [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Smith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whynot
    • Ward [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ward
      • Ward [Sumter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Smith
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward
    • Intercourse [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Intercourse
      • Intercourse [Sumter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Smith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Intercourse
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Smith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Smith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Smith. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smith.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smith. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Smith.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Smith. See our Newspapers Page for Smith.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smith ...

Looking for more information about Smith? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Smith, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Smith.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Smith. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lauderdale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smith - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smith) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smith. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smith

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4233, Longitude: -88.4771    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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