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.
Location of Whitehouse, Texas
|Coordinates: 32°13′24″N 95°13′3″W|
Whitehouse is located at (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 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.
The city is served by the Whitehouse Independent School District. The district consists of seven schools located on six campuses. The campuses include:
The district is well regarded throughout the East Texas region and is one factor contributing to the city's strong growth rate. Recognitions for the district include the "One of BScene's Best" award for two straight years.
Stanton-Smith Elementary school is a more recent addition to the Whitehouse ISD campuses. It has been added to meet the needs of population growth within the city, with more efficient classroom space.