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Established October 26, 1799
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP August 26, 2017 09:19am
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April 06, 1972 -


SMITH lost small area to TROUSDALE. (Tenn. Acts 1972, 87th assy., 2d reg. sess., pub., ch. 713/p. 774)

March 20, 1965 - April 06, 1972


SMITH gained small area from JACKSON. (Tenn. Acts 1965, 84th assy., priv., ch. 147, sec. 1/p. 525)

February 16, 1955 - March 20, 1965


SMITH exchanged with MACON to accommodate local residents. (Tenn. Acts 1955, 79th assy., priv., ch. 55/p. 167)

March 06, 1939 - February 16, 1955


SMITH lost to WILSON to accommodate local resident [map depicts net changes in SMITH-WILSON line 1860-1939]. (Tenn. Acts 1939, 71st assy., priv., ch. 369/p. 1039)

December 01, 1913 - March 06, 1939


SMITH exchanged with PUTNAM when Tennessee Supreme Court overturned acts of 7 Jul 1870, 24 Mar 1873, 24 Mar 1877, 6 Apr 1881, 19 Mar 1883, 8 Apr 1895, 29 Apr 1897, and 13 Apr 1905 [map depicts net changes in SMITH-PUTNAM line 1867-1913]. ("Putnam County v. Smith County" in Tenn. Rpts., 129:394-397)

March 27, 1905 - December 01, 1913


SMITH exchanged with DEKALB to accommodate local residents [locations unknown, not mapped; map depicts net changes in SMITH-DEKALB line 1868-1905]. (Tenn. Acts 1905, 54th assy., ch. 88/p. 199; ch. 95/p. 206)

March 31, 1899 - March 27, 1905


SMITH lost very small area to DE KALB to accommodate local resident. (Tenn. Acts 1899, 51st assy., ch. 179/p. 354)

April 30, 1895 - March 31, 1899


SMITH exchanged with WILSON to accommodate local residents. (Tenn. Acts 1895, 49th assy., ch. 82/p. 125)

December 01, 1872 - April 30, 1895


SMITH gained from TROUSDALE when Tennessee Supreme Court declared TROUSDALE boundaries null and void. ("Macon and Smith Counties v. Trousdale County" in Tenn. Rpts. 61:1-11)

July 12, 1870 - December 01, 1872


SMITH lost to creation of TROUSDALE. (Tenn. Acts 1870, 36th assy., 2d sess., ch. 27, secs. 1-2, 4/pp. 47-48; Goodspeed [J], 843-844)

March 14, 1868 - July 12, 1870


SMITH gained from PUTNAM. (Tenn. Acts 1867, 35th assy., 1st sess., pub., ch. 82/p. 108)

March 23, 1860 - March 14, 1868


SMITH gained from PUTNAM. (Tenn. Acts 1859, 33d assy., 1st sess., priv., ch. 196, secs. 1-11/pp. 575-577)

March 19, 1860 - March 23, 1860


SMITH lost to DEKALB. (Tenn. Acts 1859, 33d assy., 1st sess., priv., ch. 135, secs. 1-13/pp. 438-440)

February 11, 1854 - March 19, 1860


SMITH lost to re-creation of PUTNAM and lost to DEKALB to accommodate local residents. (Tenn. Acts 1853, 30th assy., ch. 320, secs. 1-2, 10, 21, 24-25/pp. 744-754)

January 17, 1850 - February 11, 1854


SMITH exchanged with JACKSON. (Tenn. Acts 1849, 28th assy., ch. 80, secs. 1, 11/pp. 261, 264)

January 18, 1842 - January 16, 1850


SMITH lost to creation of MACON. (Tenn. Acts 1841, 24th assy., 1st sess., ch. 45, secs. 1, 19/pp. 56, 60)

January 31, 1836 - January 18, 1842


SMITH lost to creation of CANNON. (Tenn. Acts 1835, 21st assy., 1st sess., loc., ch. 33, secs. 1, 14/pp. 141, 145 and ch. 39, secs. 1, 6, 10, 12/pp. 163-167)

October 28, 1805 - January 31, 1836


SMITH lost to JACKSON, and lost to Non-County Area 5 when that part of SMITH lying south of the Indian boundary reverted to non-county status. (Tenn. Acts 1805, 6th assy., 1st sess., ch. 67/p. 72)

November 14, 1801 - October 28, 1805


SMITH gained from Non-County Area 2. (Tenn. Acts 1801, 4th assy., ch. 37/p. 270)

November 06, 1801 - November 14, 1801


SMITH gained from WILSON, lost to creation of JACKSON. (Tenn. Acts 1801, 4th assy., ch. 48, secs. 1-2/pp. 281-282)

October 26, 1799 - November 06, 1801


SMITH created from SUMNER. (Tenn. Acts 1799, 3d assy., ch. 2/p. 179)

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