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Smith County Texas Government


For more information, visit the
official website of Smith County

The Smith County Commissioners Court consists of a County Judge elected by the voters of Smith County, and four Commissioners elected by their respective precincts.

Smith County stretches over 932 square miles, and has 1,273 miles of county roads, nine incorporated cities, and 18 taxing entities. The county seat is Tyler.

Smith County government is composed of 48 departments, including 26 elected officials and 16 department heads. Smith County has approximately 900 employees.

County services and responsibilities include:

  • Building and maintaining county roads
  • Operating the judicial system
  • Registering voters and holding elections
  • Maintaining public records
  • Participation in economic development incentive and programs
  • Providing health and social services to the indigent
  • Assisting Veterans and their dependents w/ benefit/entitlement claims
  • Providing law enforcement
  • Building and operating jails
  • Issuing vehicle registrations
  • Collection of property and sales taxes

For additional information about Smith County, we recommend these websites:

Smith County
Smith County Sheriff
Smith County Appraisal District (SCAD)
Smith County Elections & Voter Info
Smith County Emergency Services District
Smith County Jury Duty
Smith County Vehicle Registration

Sign upon entering Smith County Texas (TylerTexasOnline staff photo)
Smith County Texas sign

Map of Smith County in Texas (Courtesy of Smith County SCAD)
Map of Smith County in Texas

The Smith County Courthouse on Broadway Avenue, at the Square, Downtown Tyler, Texas
The Smith County Courthouse on Broadway, Downtown Tyler, Texas

 


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