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Flint
Country United States
State Texas
County Smith
Elevation
522 ft (159 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
75762
GNIS feature ID 1335957

Flint is an unincorporated community in southeastern Smith County, Texas, United States. It lies along FM 2493 south of the city of Tyler, the county seat of Smith County. Its elevation is 522 feet (159 m). Although Flint is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75762.

History

The town was named for Robert P. Flynt, a local landowner but the post office began operations in 1887 under the spelling "Flint" when postmaster Charles B. Brown misspelled the name on application forms.

Climate

Flint is considered to be part of the humid subtropical region.

Notable people

  • William Clark Green, Country singer and guitarist
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