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AMIGO, TEXAS. Amigo was a railroad community seven miles northeast of Tyler and just south of Winona on the St. Louis Southwestern Railway in eastern Smith County. In 1910 one store and a population of twenty-five were reported there; in 1940 two businesses and a population of forty were reported. Maps of 1947 indicated only a service station. The community was no longer listed on government survey maps by the 1960s.


Smith County Historical Society, Historical Atlas of Smith County (Tyler, Texas: Tyler Print Shop, 1965).

Vista K. McCroskey


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Vista K. McCroskey, "AMIGO, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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