Smith County, Tennessee

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Smith County
Smith County Courthouse in Carthage
Smith County Courthouse in Carthage
Map of Tennessee highlighting Smith County
Location within the U.S. state of Tennessee
Map of the United States highlighting Tennessee
Tennessee's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°15′N 85°58′W / 36.25°N 85.96°W / 36.25; -85.96
Country United States
State Tennessee
Founded1799
Named forDaniel Smith[1]
SeatCarthage
Largest townCarthage
Area
 • Total325 sq mi (840 km2)
 • Land314 sq mi (810 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  3.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
19,942
 • Density61/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district6th

Smith County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,166.[2] In the section known as Middle Tennessee, its county seat is Carthage.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sue W. Maggart, "Smith County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 6 April 2013.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 7, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.