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Smith County, Texas

US county information
NameSmith County
US Area
Total Area949 sq mi (2457.9 km2)
Land Area928 sq mi (2403.5 km2)
Water Area21 sq mi (54.4 km2)
Population Est.198705 (2007)
Density80.8/km2 (209.3/sq mi)
FoundedJuly, 1846

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Smith County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 174,706 , while in 2007 it was estimated to have reached 198,705. Its county seat is Tyler . Smith county is named for James Smith, a general during the Texas Revolution. Smith County is no longer a "dry" county. A referendum passed on the second attempt on November 3, 2009, for the City of Winona; the proposition legalized the sale of beer, wine, and liquor within the city limits.

Smith County is part of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Tyler - Jacksonville Combined Statistical Area. The county is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Leo Berman of Tyler. Its U.S. representative is the Republican Louie Gohmert.

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