Smiths Station is a city located in Lee County, Alabama. The city is also known as Smiths, although the official name is Smiths Station. According to the local legend, a postmaster around 1960 grew tired of writing Smiths Station, so he took it upon himself to drop "Station" from the name of the community. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 21,756 and the ZIP code is 36877. Smiths Station has tripled in population over the past 10-15 years and is a bedroom community of Columbus, Georgia and Phenix City, Alabama. Due to the increase in population, Smiths Station was officially incorporated in June, 2001, and is as of 2004 Alabama's second newest city next to Center Point. Smiths Station High School has an enrollment of 1,600+ students and is the 10th largest high school in the state.
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Smiths Station PanthersAthletic and band information for the 6A high school. Includes school profile, event calendar, athletic programs, news, photographs, directions, chat and guest book.