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Welcome to Garrison ...

The city of Garrison is located in Benton County.

The location of Garrison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Garrison has a population of 361 people<2> (see below for details).

Garrison is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Garrison is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Garrison: 52229<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garrison had a population of 371 people. This makes Garrison the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Garrison represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 529th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 371 people, the population of Garrison decreased 10.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 413 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Garrison had an population of 361 people. This is a decrease of 2.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.59% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Garrison.

Communities Also Named Garrison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Garrison - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Garrison. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Garrison. 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 Garrison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garrison ...

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

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

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

Communities near Garrison ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Vinton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Garrison

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Garrison

Located in Linn County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Garrison

La Porte City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Garrison

Located in Black Hawk County

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Garrison

Traer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Garrison

Located in Tama County

Urbana   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Garrison

Dysart   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Garrison

Located in Tama County

Palo   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Garrison

Located in Linn County

Shellsburg   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Garrison

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Garrison.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 city (such as Garrison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garrison 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Garrison) 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 Garrison. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garrison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1440, Longitude: -92.1432     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garrison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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