Flint, Texas

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Flint
Flint is located in Texas
Flint
Flint
Location within the state of Texas
Flint is located in the United States
Flint
Flint
Flint (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°12′15″N 95°20′55″W / 32.20417°N 95.34861°W / 32.20417; -95.34861Coordinates: 32°12′15″N 95°20′55″W / 32.20417°N 95.34861°W / 32.20417; -95.34861
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountySmith
Elevation
522 ft (159 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
75762
GNIS feature ID1335957

Flint is an unincorporated community in southwestern Smith County, Texas, United States. It lies along FM 2493 south of the city of Tyler, the county seat of Smith County.[1] Its elevation is 522 feet (159 m).[2] Although Flint is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75762.[3]

History[edit]

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[edit]

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

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