About This Place
Whitehouse is a city in Smith County, Texas, United States. The city had an estimated population of 7,327 in 2006. It is part of the Tyler, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Whitehouse is located at 32°13′24″N 95°13′3″W / 32.22333°N 95.2175°W / 32.22333; -95.2175 (32.223443, -95.217579). The city is bisected by State Highway 110 and Farm to Market Road 346. The City of Tyler, Texas is located approximately seven miles to the north, while the City of Troup, Texas lies roughly the same distance to the south.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area that exceeds 3.8 square miles (9.8 km²), all of it land. The city's extra territorial jurisdiction includes land surrounding Lake Tyler, a large water body used for drinking water and recreation by East Texas residents.