According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 sq/km), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.6 sq/km) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 sq/km) of it (2.13%) is water. The international jurist John Bassett Moore was born in Smyrna, as were politicians Louis McLane and James Williams. Smyrna is a town in Kent and New Castle counties in the U.S. state of Delaware. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the Census Bureau, as of 2010, the population of the town is 10,023.