Garden City, Minnesota facts for kids
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|County||Blue Earth County|
|Township||Garden City Township|
|• 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)|
|• Density||135.21/sq mi (52.20/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||644024|
|U.S. Decennial Census|
A post office called Garden City was established in 1857. The community was named from the garden-like setting of the original town site.
- Henry Wellcome (1853-1936), pharmaceutical entrepreneur
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