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Garrett Park
Montgomery County, Maryland

ZipCodes
20896




Page Contents for Garrett Park, Maryland

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Garrett Park is approximately 939 (2007), 992 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 356 (2000), 380 (2010).
The amount of land area in Garrett Park is 0.694 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Garrett Park is 0.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Garrett Park to Washington DC is 10 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 33 miles. (as the crow flies)
Garrett Park is positioned 39.03 degrees north of the equator and 77.09 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Garrett Park elevation is 295 feet above sea level.
Garrett Park per capita income is $ 50,305 (2000).
Garrett Park median income is $ 137,183 (2007).
The Garrett Park median home price is $ 867,275 (2007).

Location

central Maryland about three miles from Wheaton-Glenmont and about ten miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Chevy Chase View, Kensington, North Kensington, South Kensington, North Bethesda, North Chevy Chase and Forest Glen.
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History & History Related Items

Garrett Park was incorporated in 1898 and, at that time, was a prosperous and busy small town. The railroad came to town in 1893 and many trains would come and go from Washington, D.C. each day. At the time of incorporation the town had about 175 residents. Chevy Houses were built in the 1920's. They were called by that name because a new Chevrolet could be included in the mortgage.

It was named for a former president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, though there is some discussion as to whether it was for John Garrett or Robert W. Garrett as both were presidents for a time.

Here is a history page for Garrett Park. Also try this history page for the town.
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Garrett Park City Government

Town of Garrett Park
PO Box 84
4600 Waverly Avenue Top Floor
Garrett Park, MD 20896
Office Phone: 301-933-7488

Garrett Park is governed by a town council comprised of five members who are elected to two year terms.

Garrett Park Historical Events

1998
100 years
The centennial of Garrett Park was celebrated this year. Here is an article about 100 years of life in Garrett Park.

Garrett Park Chamber

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Garrett Park Organizations

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015 Garrett Park

Miscellany

The population of Garrett Park was:
1990 - 884
2000 - 917
2007 - 939

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 344
2000 - 356


Median age:
2000 - 45.0 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - 106,883
2007 - $ 137,183

Median house value:
2000 - $ 348,100
2007 - $ 867,275

Garrett Park is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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