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.


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]

Further reading[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.