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Nacogdoches County, Texas


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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Garrison is approximately 844 (2000), 895 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 398 (1990), 325 (2010).
The amount of land area in Garrison is 3.004 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Garrison is 1.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Garrison to Washington DC is 1130 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 221 miles. (as the crow flies)
Garrison is positioned 31.82 degrees north of the equator and 94.49 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Garrison elevation is 394 feet above sea level.
The average winter temperature is 46.0 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 64.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 83.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 66.5 degrees F.


eighteen miles northeast of Nacogdoches in northeastern Nacogdoches County. Nearby communities include Timpson, Appleby, Mount Enterprise, Gary City, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Stockman and Silas.
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History & History Related Items

Capt. J.H. Garrison purchased 387 acres on the Attoyac River. Later, on 29 August 1884, he and William craig gave 125 acres to the railroad. Most of the land was set aside for a townsite, but eleven acres remained for the depot site and right-of-way. The area was named Garrison. Soon businesses followed and the town began to grow.
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The Angelina National Forest is nearby with many recreational areas and activities available
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Garrison City Government

City of Garrison
129 W Greenwood St.
Garrison, TX 75946
Ph 936-347-2201

Garrison Schools

< a href="">Garrison Independent School District
459 North US Hwy 59
Garrison, Texas 75946 Garrison


The populatoin of Garrison was:
1990 - 883
2000 - 844
2002 - 883

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