Maps of Tyler Texas and Smith County Texas
Tyler is located in the geographical area of East Texas known as the "Piney Woods", about half-way between Dallas and Shreveport, and just south of the Interstate I-20 corridor. U.S. Highway 69 is the major north-south route through the city.
Loop 323 functions as a ground-level 4-6 lane inner-loop, while the new Toll Loop 49 will provide a large outer-loop at its completion.
Tyler is the county seat of Smith County, occupies an area of about 50 square-miles, and is at an official altitude of 544 feet (165 meters) above sea level.
Intractive Map of Tyler Texas (Courtesy of Google Maps)
Smith County Geography and Map
Smith County spreads over 932 square miles of the East Texas Timberlands region, with two-thirds of this environment covered in post oak, blackjack oak, and tall grasses, and one-third is heavily forested with pine and hardwoods.
The soil varies from sandy prairie loams in the northwest and east to loam-covered clay through the remainder of the county.
The elevation ranges from 300 to 600 feet. Mineral resources include petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, clay, limestone, lignite, and salt. Less than 10% of Smith County is prime farm land.
Tyler and surrounding communities are allocated Postal Service Zip Code 75701 - Zip Code 75799. see Zip Code details and map
Map of Cities & Towns in Smith County in Texas
(Courtesy of Smith County SCAD)
In addition to Tyler, Smith County contains a number of smaller communities, including Lindale, Winona, New Chaprel Hill, Noonday, Whitehouse, Troup, Arp and Bullard, as shown in the map below.
Map of Cities and Towns Near Tyler, Texas
Map of Cities and Towns in Upper East Texas
Map of East Texas Counties and County Seats