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The city of Garland is located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, northeast of Dallas. Although Garland is mostly located within Dallas County, small portions of the city are located in Collin and Rockwall counties. As of the 2010 census, the population was 226,876. You can find more information about the city’s history, government, and schools in the links below. Learn more about the Garland area and its many attractions. Click for more info

The city has a population of approximately 102,500 people. There are several museums, historical sites, and historic entertainment venues in Garland. Most of the city is centered around the Richardson/Dallas Arts District, which is located in the northwest part of Garland. There are many shopping centers, restaurants, and other businesses in the surrounding areas, as well as a large public library. While there are many attractions in the area, Garland is a thriving metropolitan area.

The city’s first inhabitants were farmers. In the mid-19th century, the town was known as Duck Creek. Cotton was the principal crop, and it was cultivated in fields in the area. The arrival of the Santa Fe Railroad bypassed the old Duck Creek and spawned the competing community of Embree. In 1886, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad built a station in Embree. The new community was called “New-Duck Creek.” Continue reading about Garland

Point of Interest #1 RD APPLIANCES, 706 Profit Dr, Garland, TX 75040, United States

Point of Interest #2 Restaurante Y Pupuseria Anita, 510 Walnut Cir W, Garland, TX 75040, United States

Point of Interest #3 HPP Racing, 421 E Walnut St, Garland, TX 75040, United States