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Welcome to Smithville ...
The city of Smithville is located in DeKalb County<1> and is the County Seat for DeKalb County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Smithville has a population of 4,864 people<2> (see below for details).
Smithville is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
The telephone area code for Smithville: (615)
The ZIP code for Smithville: 37166<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Smithville.
Websites for Smithville ...
Official Website: www.smithvilletn.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smithville had an population of 4,864 people. This is an increase of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithville had a population of 4,530 people (which is 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Smithville.
Communities Also Named Smithville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Smithville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Smithville.
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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.
Adding Smithville to Our Gazetteer ...
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Smithville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Smithville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Smithville: www.smithvilletn.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Jun 2023