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[http://www.txgenweb.org/tx/txmap.htm Texas Counties Map]. Click on the county to go to the Texas Genweb site
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/t.html Tyler County Sanborn Insurance Maps] for 1877, 1885, 1889, 1898, 1902, 1907, 1912 & 1919.  Scroll down the page until you get to Tyler. There are several sheets to each map.
 
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*[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Atlas/US/7393/Smith+County+1903/ Smith County 1903 Map] from Historic Map Works.
1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]<br>
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=4994 Smith County General Highway Map 1939]
 
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/aris/maps/maplookup.php?mapnum=5291 Smith County General Highway Map 1961]
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*1914 Map of Angelina, Gregg, Harrison, Cherokee, Houston, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rusk, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith &amp; Trinity at [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shastaca/maps/TX/TX13map.html www.rootsweb.com]<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:02, 5 February 2011

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Smith County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Smith County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Location of Texas in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1846
County Seat Tyler
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Smith County was created 11 April 1846 from Nacogdoches County. County seat: Tyler [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • Chronological History of Smith County, 1983 compiled by Donald W. Whisenhut for the Smith County Historical Society
  • A History of Tyler and Smith County, 1948 by Albert Woldert.  Read the book on line from The Portal to Texas History.
  • Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey, 1978 by Robert W. Glover. Read the book online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • Historical Atlas of Smith County, 1965
  • A History of Smith County, Texas, North Texas State Teachers College Thesis by William R. Ward, 1944, overview of the history of Smith County. Read the thesis online from The Portal to Texas History.
  • The Bullard Area-Its History and People, 1800–1977 by the Bullard Community Library Commission.
  • Smith County History from the Handbook of Texas Online.

Maps

Military

  • Military Resources ~ Links to research Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Fallen Heroes  ~  Partial Index of casualties from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors
  • Honoring Our Veterans ~ Partial index of veterans from Civil War to Operation Enduring Freedom ~ Hidden Ancestors

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Society Hill  ~  Links and addresses to Texas genealogical and historical societies

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).