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Welcome to Smithville ...

The town of Smithville is located in Monroe County<1>.

The location of Smithville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smithville has a population of 737 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Smithville.

Smithville is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Smithville is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smithville had an population of 737 people. This is a decrease of 21.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithville had a population of 942 people. This makes Smithville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Smithville represents 0.03% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 942 people, the population of Smithville increased 6.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 882 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smithville.

Adding Smithville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Smithville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Smithville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Smithville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Smithville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 58 communities that are also named Smithville - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (5), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, 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.

Communities near Smithville ...

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

  • Amory [Monroe County]
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    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<6>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Smithville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Nettleton [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
    • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Smithville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sulligent [Lamar County]
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      • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<6>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Tremont [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
      • Tremont [Itawamba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremont<6>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Smithville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley

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 Smithville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smithville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Smithville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithville ...

Looking for more information about Smithville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Smithville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smithville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.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 Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smithville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smithville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smithville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0680, Longitude: -88.3981       In this case, the coordinates for Smithville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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