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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Smith.

This page contains six sections:

Around Smith ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Killeen. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Smith. Killeen has a population of 149,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Waco. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Smith and has a population of 138,000 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Smith.<2>

Academy     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the south of Smith.

Belton     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the west of Smith.

Heidenheimer     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Smith.

Holland     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Smith.

Little River-Academy     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Smith.

Little River     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Smith.

Morgan's Point Resort     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Smith.

Nolanville     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the west of Smith.

Pendleton     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Smith.

Rogers     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Smith.

Salado     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Smith.

Sparks     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the south of Smith.

Temple     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northwest of Smith.

Troy     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the north of Smith.

Val Verde     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the south of Smith.

For more communities neighboring Smith, please visit our County-by-County Page for Smith.

Bell County ...

Smith is located in Bell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Bell County: Burnet, Coryell, Falls, Lampasas, McLennan, Milam & Williamson.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Smith ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Smith.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Smith. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Smith. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Texas

Texas Tourism

Parks for Texas

Fishing in Texas

Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

Texas Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Smith ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Smith.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Smith. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Smith.

Large Airports

Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.  (GRK/KGRK) <4>   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the west of Smith.

Austin - Bergstrom Intl.  (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the south southwest of Smith.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Waco Rgnl.  (ACT/KACT)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the north of Smith.

General Aviation Airports

Central Texas Rgnl. (TPL/KTPL)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north northwest of Smith.

Killeen Muni.   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the west of Smith.

Skylark Fld. (ILE/KILE)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the west of Smith.

Cameron Muni. Airpark (FAA ID: T35)   [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the east southeast of Smith.

McGregor Exec. (ICAO: KPWG)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the north of Smith.

Georgetown Muni.  (ICAO: KGTU)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the southwest of Smith.

Taylor Muni. (FAA ID: T74)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the south of Smith.

H. H. Coffield Rgnl. (FAA ID: RCK)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the southeast of Smith.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GRKICAO: KGRK

Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Austin - Bergstrom International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AUSICAO: KAUS

Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


McGregor Executive Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPWG

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Georgetown Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGTU

Website for Georgetown Municipal Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Gatesville Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGOP

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Hearne Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KLHB

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


San Antonio International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SATICAO: KSAT

Website for San Antonio International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dallas Love Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DALICAO: KDAL

Website for Dallas Love Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DFWICAO: KDFW

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Waco Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ACTICAO: KACT

Website for Waco Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Draughon - Miller Central Texas Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: TPLICAO: KTPL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Skylark Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ILEICAO: KILE

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Bell County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bell County: www.bellcountytx.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smith.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smith) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0555, Longitude: -97.3514     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Smith), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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