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Smith County Texas

Founded in July 1846, from Nacogdoches
Named for James Smith, a commander of the militia called into service in 1844 to quell the disturbances between the Regulators and Moderators.
 [Source: "A Pictorial History of Texas ..." By Homer S. Thrall, N.D. Thompson Publishing Co, 1885]

The County Seat is Tyler


 CITIES, TOWNS,  AND POPULATED PLACES

* Arp * Bascom * Bullard (partially in Cherokee County) * Flint * Gresham * Hideaway *  New Chapel Hill * Noonday * Lindale * Owentown * Red Springs * Starrville * Swan * Tyler * Troup (partially in Cherokee County) * Whitehouse * Winona *

Unincorporated Areas
Bascom * Carroll * Chapel Hill * Copeland * Elberta * Flint * Garden Valley * Gresham * Jamestown * Lanes Chapel * * Midway * Mount Sylvan * New Hope * Owentown * Pine Springs * Red Springs * Shadygrove * Starrville * Swan * Teaselville * Thedford *

 

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Website Updates:
June 2017: County Records: 1900 Fugitives from Justice
Feb 2017: Calamity News: boiler explosion; Death News: DEAN
Sept 2016: County Records: 1891 Fugitives from Justice; Visiting News: YARBROUGH, GARFINKLE, KIDD, ALDRICH, PITLUK, SANDERS, LOVE, WOOD, CALLOWAY, MILTON, KANE, SIMPSON, WOLDERT, PROSSER, ROSEBOROUGH, HALE, SHELTON, GOODMAN
Jun 2016: County Records: 1916 County Officers
May 2016: Obits: WILLIAMS, KISER - Submitted by Anna Shelton
Mar 2016: World War 1 Honor Roll
 
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Cherokee County (south)


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