Welcome to the City of Smiley Homepage
Smiley, also known as Smiley Lake, is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 87 and Farm Roads 3234 and 108, twenty-five miles south of Gonzales in southwestern Gonzales county. The names Smiley Lake and Smiley seem to have been used interchangeably during the early years, but by 1900 the community was labeled Smiley on maps.
It was established in the early 1870s, when trader and sheepherder John Smiley settled by a long narrow lake that became known as Smiley’s, Smileys, or Smiley Lake.
Businesses, Churches & Other Organizations
If you would like your Business, Church, Organization or Event to appear on the City of Smiley website or Community Calendar, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the necessary information to display. This includes, but is not limited to: Name(s), Phone numbers, Physical and Mailing addresses, Pertinent event information, and Pictures (if applicable) of relevant buildings.
The City of Smiley adopted a proposed tax rate of $0.3482 per $100 of value for tax year 2017. The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in the City of Smiley by 7.87%.