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County Court at Law 1, 2, 3
100 N Broadway
Tyler, TX 75702 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/Co
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 903-590-4671
F: 903-590-1696
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
There are three Courts at Law at this location. These courts have concurrent jurisdiction with justice of the peace and district courts in civil cases in which the amount in controversy is small.
County Court
200 E Fergson, Ste. 100
Smith County Courthouse Annex
Tyler, TX 75702 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/Co
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 903-590-4611
F: 903-590-4612
Jurisdiction: Probate, Guardiamship
District Court
100 N Broadway, Rm 204
District Clerk
Tyler, TX 75702 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/Di
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 903-590-1640, 903-590-1634
F: 903-590-1641
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, sealed, or adoption records released
Smith County currently has 4 District Courts (7th, 114th, 241st, 321st). The 321st District Court is designated to hear only family law cases, while the other three district courts hear only civil and criminal matters.
Justice of Peace Precinct 2 Place 1 - Tyler
15405 Hwy 155 S
Tyler, TX 75703 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/JP
P: 903-590-4830
F: 903-561-3310
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is a free search of the dockets http://odysseypa.smith-county.com/PublicAccess/default.aspx. There is no indication on the throughput date.
Justice of Peace Precinct 1 Place 1 - Tyler
200 E Ferguson, Ste 501
Tyler, TX 75702 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/JP
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
P: 903-590-2604, 903-590-2601
F: 903-590-2607
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is a free search of the dockets at http://odysseypa.smith-county.com/PublicAccess/default.aspx. There is no indication on the throughput date.
Justice of Peace Precinct 5 Place 1 - Lindale
PO Box 1075
Lindale, TX 75771 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/JP
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-4:30PM CST
P: 903-590-4890
F: 903-882-0354
Couriers: 2616 S. Main
Lindale, TX 75771
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is a free search of the dockets http://odysseypa.smith-county.com/PublicAccess/default.aspx. There is no indication on the throughput date.
Justice of Peace Precinct 3 Place 1 - Troup
PO Box 573
Troup, TX 75789 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/JP
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 903-590-4729
F: 903-590-4739
Couriers: 313 E. Duval Street
Troup, TX 75789
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is a free search of the dockets http://odysseypa.smith-county.com/PublicAccess/default.aspx. There is no indication on the throughput date.
Justice of Peace Precinct 4 Place 1 - Winona
PO Box 62
Winona, TX 75792 http://www.smith-county.com/Courts/JP
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 903-590-4870
F: 903-877-4528
Couriers: 14152 Highway 155 N
Winona, TX 75792
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor Class C, Civil Under $10,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Infractions, Traffic
There is a free search of the dockets http://odysseypa.smith-county.com/PublicAccess/default.aspx. There is no indication on the throughput date.

Smith County, TX Vital Records

Contact the Smith County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Smith County
County Clerk
200 E Ferguson, Basement (Lower Level)
Tyler, TX 75712 https://www.smith-county.com/governme
8AM-4:45PM CST
Phone: 903-590-4670
Fax: 903-590-4689
Recorded Documents

Smith County Vital Certificates

Smith County Vital Certificates

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Smith County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 928.38 sq mi
Population (2009): 204,665
  • Females: 51.7%
  • White: 79.4%
  • Black/African American: 18%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 16.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 63.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 29,959
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 12%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 22.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.59
Housing Units (2000): 71,701
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.7%
Migration Flow to Smith County, TX from (2007-2008):

Smith County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $5,309,671
  • Construction: $237,443
  • Retail Trade: $487,695
  • Professional and Technical Services: $341,881
  • Healthcare: $1,005,741
  • Banking: $269,007
  • Retail Trade: $487,695
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $139,059
  • Manufacturing: $615,638
  • Farms: $42,294
  • Government: $622,247
Employed (2000): 77,518
Unemployed (2000): 5,418
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,713
Local Government Employment (2007): 8,754
Local Government Revenue (2007): $405,069 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $305,617 (thou. dol.)

Smith County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 3,135
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.8
Deaths (2007): 1,755
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 19
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.1

Smith County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 963
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 11
  • Forcible rape: 82
  • Robbery: 150
  • Aggravated Assault: 720
Property Crimes (2008): 6,838
  • Burglary: 1,551
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,872
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 415

Smith County Genealogy Records

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