The city of Garland was incorporated in 1891 and encompasses the following counties: Dallas City Type: City. Garland's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the City Manager, who is currently Bill Dollar.
Garland encompasses land area: 57.1 sq mi (147.9 km2), water area: 0 sq mi (0.0 km2). The elevation is 551 ft (168 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of Bad rounding here4,000/sq mi (Bad rounding here1,500/km2). The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Garland include 75040-75049. Local area codes are 214, 972. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 48-29000, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.ci.garland.tx.us.