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Smithville, Tennessee

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Welcome to Smithville ...

The city of Smithville is located in DeKalb County and is the County Seat for DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Smithville has a population of 4,793 people<1> (see below for details).

Smithville is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Smithville, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Smithville lies within the (615) area code.

The ZIP code for Smithville: 37166<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithville had a population of 4,530 people (or 24.19% of the total population of DeKalb County). This makes Smithville the county's most populous community.

The population of Smithville represents 0.07% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,530 people, the population of Smithville increased 13.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,994 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Smithville had an population of 4,793 people. This is an increase of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.01% since the 2000 Census).

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

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, 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, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Websites for Smithville ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Smithville. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Smithville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Smithville

Located in Warren County

Temperance Hall   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Smithville

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Smithville

Located in Putnam County

Sparta   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Smithville

Located in White County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smithville

Located in Cannon County

Pekin   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Smithville

Located in Putnam County

Bluff Creek   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Smithville

Located in Smith County

Baxter   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Smithville

Located in Putnam County

Gordonsville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Smithville

Located in Smith County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Smithville

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Smithville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Smithville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smithville) 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 Smithville. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 35.9575, Longitude: -85.8115     [Map].

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