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Smyer, Texas

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Welcome to Smyer ...

The town of Smyer is located in Hockley County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Smyer has a population of 477 people<2> (see below for details).

Smyer is 3,390 feet [1,033 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Smyer is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Smyer and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Smyer: (806)

The ZIP code for Smyer: 79367<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smyer had a population of 474 people. This makes Smyer the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 474 people, the population of Smyer decreased 1.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 480 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Smyer had an population of 477 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.63% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smyer.

Communities Also Named Smyer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Smyer - it's located in Alabama.

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

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 Smyer. 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 Smyer. 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 Smyer.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smyer:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smyer ...

Looking for more information about Smyer? 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 Smyer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smyer.

Communities near Smyer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lubbock   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Smyer

Located in Lubbock County

Levelland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Smyer

Wolfforth   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Smyer

Located in Lubbock County

Shallowater   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Smyer

Located in Lubbock County

Anton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Smyer

Meadow   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Smyer

Located in Terry County

Ropesville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Smyer

Opdyke West   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Smyer

Reese Village   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Smyer

Located in Lubbock County

Roundup   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Smyer

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Hockley County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Smyer.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smyer - 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 town (such as Smyer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Smyer 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smyer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Smyer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smyer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smyer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5873, Longitude: -102.1634     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smyer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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