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Welcome to Whitehouse ...

The city of Whitehouse is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Whitehouse is located in Smith County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitehouse has a population of 8,886 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Whitehouse.

The community of Whitehouse is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Whitehouse: (903) & (430)<5>

The ZIP code for Whitehouse: 75791<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitehouse had an population of 8,886 people. This is an increase of 16.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitehouse had a population of 7,660 people. This makes Whitehouse the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Whitehouse represents 0.03% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,660 people, the population of Whitehouse increased 43.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,346 people).

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

Communities Also Named Whitehouse ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Whitehouse - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Quebec and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Whitehouse ...

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

  • Tyler [Smith County]
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    • Tyler [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Whitehouse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyler<8>
  • Jacksonville [Cherokee County]
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    • Jacksonville [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Whitehouse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<8>
  • Lindale [Smith County]
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    • Lindale [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Whitehouse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindale<8>
  • Bullard [Cherokee County]
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    • Bullard [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Whitehouse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullard<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chandler [Henderson County]
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      • Chandler [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,219 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chandler<8>
    • Overton [Rusk County]
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      • Overton [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,503 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overton<8>
    • Troup [Cherokee County]
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      • Troup [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,064 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troup<8>
    • New Summerfield [Cherokee County]
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      • New Summerfield [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Summerfield<8>
    • Berryville [Henderson County]
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      • Berryville [Henderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
    • Arp [Smith County]
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      • Arp [Smith County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Whitehouse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitehouse ...

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

Adding Whitehouse to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whitehouse 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 Whitehouse was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Whitehouse

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

The official website for Smith County: www.smith-county.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Smith, 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 Whitehouse.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitehouse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<6>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 Whitehouse). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whitehouse or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Whitehouse) 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 Whitehouse. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitehouseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitehouse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2213, Longitude: -95.2215       In this case, the coordinates for Whitehouse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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