Resources for Visitors to Tyler
Tyler is located in "Upper East Texas", roughly half-way between Shreveport, Louisiana, and Dallas, and south of the Interstate I-20 corridor.
U.S. Highway 69 is the major north-south route through the city. Loop 323 is a ground-level 4-6 lane inner-loop, while the Texas Toll Loop 49 will provide a large outer-loop at its completion.
According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released in May of 2014, Tyler's population is 100,223, a 3.4% increase from the census total of 96,900 in 2010.
Tyler is the county seat of Smith County, occupies an area of about 50 square-miles, and is at an official altitude of 544 feet (165 meters) above sea level.
Smith County spreads over 932 square miles of the East Texas Timberlands region, with two-thirds of this environment covered in post oak, blackjack oak, and tall grasses, and one-third is heavily forested with pine and hardwoods. Mineral resources include petroleum, natural gas, iron ore, clay, limestone, lignite, and salt. Less than 10% of Smith County is prime farm land.
Tyler and surrounding communities are allocated Postal Service Zip Code 75701 - Zip Code 75799.
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (airport code TYR) is a state-of-the-art airport providing jet service to cities worldwide via connections in Dallas DFW airport.
Map of Tyler
More About Tyler ... at TylerTexasOnline.com
City of Tyler
Smith County Appraisal District (SCAD)
Smith County Elections & Voter Info
Official Toll 49 website
North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA)
TxDOT Tyler District
TxDOT Statewide Road Conditions
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport
Business & Tourism
Tyler Today Magazine
KLTV TV Tyler-Longview-Jacksonville ABC 7
KETK TV NBC 56
KYTX TV CBS TV 19
KTBB AM 600
KKUS The Ranch FM
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Bullard Banner News
Marshall News Messenger
Things to Do and See
Historic Aviation Memorial Museum
Tyler Museum of Art
Tyler Azalea Trail (March)
Tyler State Park
First Monday Trade Days (Canton)
Texas Rose Festival & the Tyler Rose Museum
Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge
Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store
Discovery Science Place
Cowan Center at UT-Tyler
East Texas State Fair (September)
East Texas Symphony Orchestra
Pine Cove Christian Camps
Center for Earth & Space Science Education Planetariuim at TJC
of Texas at Tyler
Tyler Junior College
TJC Theatre Productions
All Saints Episcopal School
Tyler Area Christian Home Educators (TACHE)
Diocese of Tyler Catholic Schools
Bishop T.K. Gorman Catholic School