Smyrna is a town in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Smyrna's population was 39,974 at the 2010 census. In 2007 U.S. News & World Report listed Smyrna as one of the best places in the United States to retire. Smyrna is located at 355846N863116W / 35.97944N 86.52111W / 35.97944; -86.52111 (35.979574, -86.521108). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 23.0 square miles (60km2), of which 22.8 square miles (59km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26km2) (0.61%) is water. Portions of the Percy Priest Lake reservoir lies within the town limits. The two main waterways are Stones River and Stewarts Creek.