SMITH OAKS, TX
SMITH OAKS, TEXAS. Smith Oaks is just off of U.S. Highway 82 four miles east of Sherman in central Grayson County. It is named for R. E. L. Smith, who operated a cotton gin in the area. The population in 1936 was ten, and Smith Oaks had two businesses. From 1936 through the mid-1960s the population increased to fifty, and a cotton gin was still in operation in the 1950s. By 1967, however, the community reported no rated businesses or other institutions. In 1990 Smith Oaks was only a community of widely scattered houses and reported a population of fifty. No population figures were available by 2010.
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