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Welcome to Smithboro ...

Smithboro is located in Tioga County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Smithboro, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Smithboro is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Smithboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Smithboro is within the boundaries of the (607) area code.

Websites for Smithboro ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tiogachamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Smithboro, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Smithboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Smithboro - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Smithboro ...

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

  • Endicott
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Sayre
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
    • Sayre is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre <3>
  • Waverly
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Owego
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,823 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owego <3>
  • Athens
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,180 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens <3>
  • Towanda
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towanda have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Towanda
    • Towanda is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,803 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towanda <3>
  • South Waverly
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Waverly
    • South Waverly is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people
  • Newark Valley
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Candor
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Spencer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer <3>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smithboro. 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 Smithboro.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithboro ...

Looking for more information about Smithboro? 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 Smithboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smithboro.

Adding Smithboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Smithboro was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Smithboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Smithboro.

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

The official website for Tioga County: www.tiogacountyny.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Tioga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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