Single Family Home for sale by owner in Smithville, TX 78957. Welcome home to this gorgeous home in Historic Smithville Texas. Smithville is 29 miles east of Austin (city limits) and 110 miles west of Houston. Smithville is a dynamic community and is the home of several annual festivals, a monthly arts and crafts festival as well as the filming site for several major motion pictures. Smithville was the first city in Texas to receive the Film Friendly City designation from the Texas Film Commissi... See site for full property details.