Emerald Bay

Emerald Bay is a community located off Farm Road 344 about fifteen miles southwest of Tyler in the southwestern corner of Smith County. Emerald Bay began as a lakeshore residential development sometime in the 1970s after the completion of Lake Palestine. No businesses operated in the area, but the community, situated west of Farm Road 344 on a peninsula jutting into Saline Bay, had a golf course and other recreational amenities. In 2000 the population was 616.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Emerald Bay is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.16004970
    Longitude
    -95.43799800

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Emerald Bay by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Emerald Bay
Pop. Year Source
1,069 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,047 2010 Texas Demographic Center