Garland, Texas spans 57.25 square miles of land and water. Though only 0.12 of those square miles are water. As of the 2010 U. S. Census, the population was 226,876. The recent estimate of Garland’s population put it at 239,928.
There’s a lot to be said for Garland’s outdoor recreation. There are more than 2,800 acres devoted for residents to enjoy sports and outdoor activities, plus the parks. Not to mention the various aquatics and activity centers.