Garland, Kansas

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Garland, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Garland, Kansas is located in Kansas
Garland, Kansas
Garland, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°43′54″N 94°37′21″W / 37.73167°N 94.62250°W / 37.73167; -94.62250Coordinates: 37°43′54″N 94°37′21″W / 37.73167°N 94.62250°W / 37.73167; -94.62250
Country United States
State Kansas
County Bourbon
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 66741
Area code(s) 620
GNIS feature ID 475024[1]

Garland is an unincorporated community in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. Garland is located along the Missouri state line 8.5 miles (13.7 km) southwest of Fort Scott.

History[edit]

Garland was originally called Memphis. The name was changed to Garland (after a brand of stoves) when the railroad came through in the 1880s.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Many Towns Have Disappeared". The Fort Scott Tribune. Jul 16, 1976. pp. 2C. Retrieved 16 May 2015.