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Smithville

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Incorporated Date: 
January 1, 1901
Population: 
575
Total Area: 
2.5 sq mi
Contact Information
116 Main St.
Smithville, GA 31787
Phone Number: 
(229) 846-2101
Fax Number: 
(229) 846-2224

Smithville incorporated as a town in 1901 and later chartered as city in 1977.

Famous guitarist, "Tampa Red" Whittaker, was born in Smithville. Other notable personalities from the city are baseball player and former mayor of Albany Bill McAfee and the late Florida congressman William J. Sears.