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The population of Garden City is approximately 250 (2000), 334 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 116 (2010).

The distance from Garden City to Washington DC is 1,524 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 265 miles. (as the crow flies)
Garden City is positioned 31.863 degrees north of the equator and 101.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Garden City elevation is 2,638 feet above sea level.
Garden City median income is $36,250 (2000).

The Garden City median home price is $53,400 (2000).

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Garden City location: in west-central Texas at the juncture of Texas Highway 158 and FM 33 about 25 miles south of Big Spring, 35 miles east of Midland and 75 northwest of San Angelo.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Garden City is semi-arid. This page gives climatic data for each month of the year including maximum and minimum temperatures and extreme for the same time period.
Garden City average annual rainfall is 13 inches per year
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Garden City history:

When Glasscock County was established in 1893, William Gardner was sent to act as an agent for an Ohio land company and to open a store. The small community that resulted was named for Mr. Gardner in 1886. The name was to have been Gardner City, but it was misspelled as Garden City. When the time came to name a county seat, several communities wanted the designation, including New California and Dixie. New California was chosen but since it had only two buildings and Garden City was more established, most of the Garden City dwellings and businesses were moved to the new site in New California about 1 miles away. On 5 April 1893, the court renamed New California as Garden City.
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Economy & Industry

Garden City economy: primarily a livestock-ranching area. Garden City has some wind farms for electricity generation as well as hydrocarbon processing. The largest employer in the county is based in Garden City as the Glasscock County Independent School District.
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