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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).

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Garrett Park 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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Garrett Park history:

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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