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75040, 75041, 75042, 75043, 75044

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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.

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Garland location: 15 miles northeast of downtown Dallas

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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
The settling of Garland: 1850
The founding of Garland: 1874
The incorporation date of Garland: 1887

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