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Welcome to Garrison ...

The city of Garrison is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Garrison is located in Nacogdoches County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Garrison has a population of 872 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Garrison.

The community of Garrison is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Garrison lies within the (936) area code.

The ZIP code for Garrison: 75946<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Garrison had an population of 872 people. This is a decrease of 2.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garrison had a population of 895 people. This makes Garrison the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 895 people, the population of Garrison increased 6.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 844 people).

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, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Garrison ...

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

  • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nacogdoches
    • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Garrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nacogdoches
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nacogdoches<6>
  • Center [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
    • Center [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Garrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center<6>
  • Tenaha [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenaha
    • Tenaha [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Garrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tenaha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenaha<6>
  • Timpson [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timpson
    • Timpson [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Garrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timpson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timpson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timpson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Appleby [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleby
      • Appleby [Nacogdoches County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Garrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleby
    • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Enterprise
      • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Garrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Enterprise<6>
    • Gary City [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary City
      • Gary City [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Garrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary City<6>
    • Caledonia [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Rusk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Garrison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Concord [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Rusk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Garrison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Arcadia [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Garrison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia

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 Garrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garrison.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garrison. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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

Adding Garrison to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Garrison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Garrison on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nacogdoches County: www.co.nacogdoches.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Nacogdoches, 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 Garrison.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garrison - 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 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).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Garrison) 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 Garrison. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GarrisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8232, Longitude: -94.4913    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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