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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>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Whitehouse, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

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

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) and (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 (which had 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 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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyler
    • Tyler is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 108,222 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyler <7>
  • Jacksonville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Lindale
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Lindale
    • Lindale is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,730 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindale <7>
  • Bullard
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Bullard
    • Bullard is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,891 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullard <7>
  • Chandler
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Overton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Troup
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troup
    • Troup is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,064 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troup <7>
  • New Summerfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for New Summerfield
    • New Summerfield is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Summerfield <7>
  • Berryville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Berryville
    • Berryville is located in Henderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,066 people
  • Arp
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arp
    • Arp is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp <7>

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Whitehouse was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Whitehouse in the book titled .<8> From that list, the Whitehouse post office opened in 1873.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Whitehouse.

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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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