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Garland
Dallas County, Texas

ZipCodes
75040, 75041, 75042, 75043, 75044




Page Contents for Garland, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Historical Events

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Garland is approximately 200,000 1998, 226876 2010.
The approximate number of families is 69,595 1990, 75696 2010.
The amount of land area in Garland is 148.528 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.006 sq kilometers.
The distance from Garland to Washington DC is 1216 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 191 miles. (as the crow flies)
Garland is positioned 32.91 degrees north of the equator and 96.62 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

15 miles northeast of downtown Dallas
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History & History Related Items


history page for Garland
Though settlers came to the area about 1850 and a community was started by 1874. In 1887, the post office was moved and the new location was named Garland. The name was for A. H. Garland, who was the Attorney General at the time. The incorporation of Garland was in 1891
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The settling of Garland

1850

The founding of Garland

1874

The incorporation of Garland

1887


Garland City Government

City of Garland
PO box 469022
Garland Texas 75046-9002
Phone: 972 205-2000

Garland Historical Events

1972
Rhonda and her special teacher
Finding Heart
Submitted by Donna Flood

Garland Schools

Garland Independent School District
serving Garland, Rowlett, and Sachse

Education page for Garland

Garland

Miscellany

There are 57 square miles of land in Garland.

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