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Welcome to Smithville ...

The city of Smithville is located in Bastrop County.

The location of Smithville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Smithville has a population of 4,472 people<2> (see below for details).

Smithville is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Smithville: (512)

The ZIP code for Smithville: 78957<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smithville had a population of 3,817 people (or 5.15% of the total population of Bastrop County). This makes Smithville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Smithville represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 394th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,817 people, the population of Smithville decreased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,901 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Smithville had an population of 4,472 people. This is an increase of 17.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.64% 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 two Texas communities named Smithville: This one is located in Bastrop County and the other is located in Gonzales County.

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

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

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 7 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.

Bastrop   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Smithville

Giddings   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Smithville

Located in Lee County

La Grange   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Smithville

Located in Fayette County

Kirtley   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Smithville

Located in Fayette County

Togo   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smithville

Upton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Smithville

Kovar   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smithville

West Point   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Smithville

Located in Fayette County

Rosanky   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Smithville

Plum   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Smithville

Located in Fayette County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Smithville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smithville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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: 30.0069, Longitude: -97.1508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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