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Garden City, Alabama

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Welcome to Garden City ...

The town of Garden City is primarily located in Cullman County. A portion of Garden City extends into Blount County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Garden City has a population of 498 people<1> (see below for details).

Garden City is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Garden City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Garden City: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Garden City: 35070<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garden City had a population of 492 people. This makes Garden City the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Garden City represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 338th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 492 people, the population of Garden City decreased 12.77% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 564 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Garden City had an population of 498 people. This is an increase of 1.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Garden City.

Communities near Garden City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Garden City and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Blountsville   [Map]   1,694   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,313   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,288   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,338   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kimberly   [Map]   2,964   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Garden City.

Communities Also Named Garden City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Garden City - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (3) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Garden City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Garden City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Garden City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garden City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Garden City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garden City ...

Looking for more information about Garden City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Garden City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Garden City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Garden City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Garden City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Garden City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garden City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Garden City.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Garden City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garden City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Garden City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Garden City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Garden City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garden City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0167, Longitude: -86.7489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garden City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Garden City.