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Welcome to Garner ...
The town of Garner is located in Wake County<1>.
The location of Garner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Garner has a population of 31,480 people<3> (see below for details).
Garner is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Garner lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Garner: (919) & (984)<5>
The community of Garner was established in 1847.
Websites for Garner ...
Official Website: www.ci.garner.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.garnerchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Garner had an population of 31,480 people. This is an increase of 22.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 77.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Garner had a population of 25,745 people. This makes Garner the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Garner represents 0.27% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,745 people, the population of Garner increased 44.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,757 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Garner.
Communities Also Named Garner ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Garner - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Mississippi, Missouri and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Garner.
Communities near Garner ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Garner.
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 Garner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garner.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Garner. 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 Garner.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garner. See our Newspapers Page for Garner.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garner ...
Looking for more information about Garner? 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 Garner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Garner.
Adding Garner to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Garner 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 Garner was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Garner on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Garner.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Garner: www.ci.garner.nc.us/
The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023