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Welcome to Garden City ...

The city of Garden City is located in Wayne County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Garden City, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1931.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Garden City has a population of 26,421 people<2> (see below for details).

Garden City is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Garden City lies within the (734) area code.

The ZIP codes for Garden City: 48135-48136<4>

Websites for Garden City ...

Official Website: www.gardencitymi.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Garden City had an population of 26,421 people. This is a decrease of 4.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garden City had a population of 27,692 people. This makes Garden City the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Garden City represents 0.28% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,692 people, the population of Garden City decreased 7.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 30,047 people).

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

Communities Also Named Garden City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Michigan communities named Garden City: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Berrien County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 38 communities that are also named Garden City - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, 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.

Communities near Garden City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Garden City.

  • Detroit
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Windsor
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Warren
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren is located in Macomb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,877 people
    • Warren has also been known as:
    • Cottageville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren <5>
  • Dearborn
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Farmington Hills
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington Hills
    • Farmington Hills is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,017 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington Hills <5>
  • Southfield
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Novi
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novi
    • Novi is located in Oakland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,852 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novi <5>
  • Taylor
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,576 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor <5>
  • Royal Oak
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Lincoln Park
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
    • Lincoln Park is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,066 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln Park <5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Garden City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garden City.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Garden City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garden City. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Adding Garden City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Garden City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Garden City was on a map titled Road Map for Michigan (from Shell Oil, 1956).

We also found Garden City in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Garden City post office opened in 1931.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Garden City.

The official website for Garden City: www.gardencitymi.org/

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecounty.com/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Garden City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garden City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Garden City includes: 48135 & 48136.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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