A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Smyrna ...
The town of Smyrna is located in Rutherford County.
The location of Smyrna has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Smyrna has a population of 50,775 people<2> (see below for details).
Smyrna is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Smyrna lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Smyrna ...
Official Website: www.townofsmyrna.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.rutherfordchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Smyrna had an population of 50,775 people. This is an increase of 27.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Smyrna had a population of 39,974 people (which is 15.22% of the total population of Rutherford County). This makes Smyrna the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Smyrna represents 0.63% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,974 people, the population of Smyrna increased 56.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,569 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Smyrna.
Communities Also Named Smyrna ...
While we believe that this Smyrna is located in Rutherford County, we know of another 4 Tennessee communities named Smyrna. Those communities are located in the following counties: Carroll, Marshall, Pickett and Warren County.
Beyond Tennessee, there are 37 communities that are also named Smyrna - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Texas (4), Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smyrna.
Communities near Smyrna ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Smyrna.
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 Smyrna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smyrna.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smyrna. 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 Smyrna.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Smyrna. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Smyrna.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smyrna ...
Looking for more information about Smyrna? 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 Smyrna, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smyrna.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Smyrna: www.townofsmyrna.org/
The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.org/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 24 May 2020