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Garland, Texas

Garland Texas
Administration
Full nameCity of Garland
Official nameCity of Garland
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesDallas
Incorporated1891
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
City CouncilMayor Ronald Jones
Douglas Athas
Laura Perkins Cox
Preston Edwards
Larry Jeffus
John Willis
Barbara Chick
Rick Williams
Darren Lathen
City ManagerBill Dollar
City AttorneyBrad Neighbor
Geography
Total Area57.1 sq mi (147.9 km2)
Land Area57.1 sq mi (147.9 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation551 ft (167.9 m)
Demography
Total Population226876 (2010)
Density (pop.)1458.3/km2 (3778/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes75040-75049
Area code214, 972
FIPS code48-29000
GNIS feature ID1388185 

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Garland is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a large city northeast of Dallas and is a major part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It is located almost entirely within Dallas County except for small portions in Collin County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 226,876, making it the twelfth-most populous city in Texas and the 87th most populous city in the United States.


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