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Garden City
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Blue Earth County
Township Garden City Township
Area
 • Total 1.886 sq mi (4.88 km2)
 • Land 1.794 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Water 0.092 sq mi (0.24 km2)
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 255
 • Density 135.21/sq mi (52.20/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 644024

Garden City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Garden City Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States. Its population was 255 as of the 2010 census.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 368
1880 293 −20.4%
2010 255
U.S. Decennial Census

History

A post office called Garden City was established in 1857. The community was named from the garden-like setting of the original town site.

Notable people

  • Henry Wellcome (1853-1936), pharmaceutical entrepreneur
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