Map of Tyler Texas
Tyler is located in the geographical area of East Texas known as "Upper East Texas", half-way between Dallas and Shreveport, 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 around the city, while the Texas Toll Loop 49 will provide a large outer-loop at its completion.
Highway 271 runs to the northeast towards an interchange with I-20 and then on to Gladewater.
Texas Highways 31 is a major east-west corridor, to Kilgore and Athens. Highways 64 and 110 are also major routes in and out of Tyler, providing a more northwest-southeast alignment.
Map of Tyler Texas (courtesy of Google Maps)
Map of Cities and Towns Near Tyler
Smith County also contains a number of smaller communities, including Lindale, Winona, New Chaprel Hill, Noonday, Whitehouse, Troup, Arp and Bullard, as shown in the county map below.