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Welcome to Smithwood ...

Smithwood is located in Knox County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Smithwood had a population of 4,530 people.<3> (see below for details).

Smithwood is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Smithwood (for example, toward Rogers), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Smithwood is within the (865) area code.

Communities near Smithwood ...

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

  • Knoxville [Knox County]
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    • Knoxville [Knox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Smithwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<6>
  • Kodak [Sevier County]
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    • Kodak [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Smithwood
    • Estimated population in 2014: 184,281 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kodak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kodak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kodak<6>
  • Fraterville [Anderson County]
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    • Fraterville [Anderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Smithwood
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraterville
  • Maryville [Blount County]
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    • Maryville [Blount County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Smithwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maryville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farragut [Knox County]
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      • Farragut [Knox County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farragut
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut<6>
    • Spring Hill [Anderson County]
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      • Spring Hill [Anderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Smithwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Seymour Heights [Sevier County]
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      • Seymour Heights [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Smithwood
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 10,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alcoa [Blount County]
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      • Alcoa [Blount County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Smithwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alcoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alcoa<6>
    • Clinton [Anderson County]
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      • Clinton [Anderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Smithwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
    • Aldenwood Park [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
      • Aldenwood Park [Knox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldenwood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldenwood Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithwood ...

Looking for more information about Smithwood? 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 Smithwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Smithwood.

Adding Smithwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Smithwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Knox County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Knox, 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 Smithwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smithwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0279, Longitude: -83.9221       In this case, the coordinates for Smithwood 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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