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Welcome to Garden City ...

Garden City is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Garden City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Garden City is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Garden City to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Garden City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Garden City on our Genealogy Page.

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 Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, 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.

  • Centreville [Amite County]
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    • Centreville [Amite County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Garden City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<5>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Garden City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<5>
  • Gloster [Amite County]
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    • Gloster [Amite County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Garden City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<5>
  • Roxie [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Garden City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
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      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Garden City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<5>
    • Crosby [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Garden City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<5>
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Garden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • Natchez [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
      • Natchez [Adams County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Garden City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<5>
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Garden City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<5>
    • Carthage [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Adams County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Garden City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage

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. 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.

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 Page for Garden City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Garden City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garden City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Garden City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3671, Longitude: -91.1279       In this case, the coordinates for Garden City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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