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Welcome to Garrett ...

The city of Garrett is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Garrett has a population of 6,364 people<1> (see below for details).

Garrett is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Garrett lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Garrett is located in the (260) area code.

The ZIP code for Garrett: 46738<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garrett had a population of 6,286 people (which is 14.89% of the total population of DeKalb County). This makes Garrett the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Garrett represents 0.1% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,286 people, the population of Garrett increased 8.32% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 5,803 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Garrett had an population of 6,364 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Garrett ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Garrett and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Albion   [Map]   2,327   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Butler   [Map]   2,694   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Churubusco   [Map]   1,823   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fort Wayne   [Map]   265,904   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   1,547   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Huntertown   [Map]   6,729   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Garrett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Garrett - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky (3), Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

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

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 Garrett. 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 Garrett. 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 Garrett. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garrett ...

Looking for more information about Garrett? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Garrett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Garrett.

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) Garrett. 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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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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Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>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 Garrett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garrett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Garrett. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Garrett) 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 Garrett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garrett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garrett. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3494, Longitude: -85.1356     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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