The city of Garland spans across nearly 60 square miles and is within the top 100 most populated cities in the United States. In the state of Texas, Garland is named the 12th most populous city, with current population estimates listing Garland at nearly 240,000 residents. Though Garland is a booming city today, the city started out with humble pioneer beginnings. Settlers began arriving at what we now know as Garland in the middle of the 19th century. Named after the U.S. Attorney General Augustus Hill Garland, the city was incorporated in 1891. By the turn of the century, the small community of Garland still had a population of under 1,000 residents.
History and Heritage
Garland is a city with rich history and heritage. Tourists and residents alike enjoy seeing the city’s historic sites and historic markers. Historic markers, Bankhead Highway and Travis Hill Addition are both located in Garland. When experiencing Garland’s rich history, tourists and residents may also enjoy taking a stroll through Downtown Garland. The Garland Historic Walking Tour Hand Guide offers visitors to Downtown Garland the opportunity to learn about Garland’s origin and the settlers who first arrived in Garland. For those who enjoy museums, Garland is home to the Landmark Museum at Heritage Crossing. The Landmark Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Garland from the middle of the 19th century to present day.
Sights to See
When visiting Garland, there’s plenty to do–even if you aren’t interested in history. Those who enjoy fishing will undoubtedly enjoy visiting Lake Ray Hubbard, which spans across over 20,000 acres. Along with being the heart of Garland’s history, Downtown Garland also provides a rich sense of the community’s culture. Downtown Garland is home to many local businesses, boutiques, and restaurants. There are also multiple public art installations located in Downtown Garland. Wherever your interests lie, there is something for everyone in Downtown Garland. On the third Thursday of each month, Downtown Garland has a “Thirsty Third Thursday” from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Keeping Your Community Safe
At Moxie Law Group, we admire Garland’s commitment to history and heritage, and their eclectic and artistic community. Our firm is dedicated to promoting the safety of cities like Garland. Though we’ve worked to create resources and educational materials to prevent injury. We know that accidents are impossible to eliminate entirely. Part of promoting the safety of Garland and preserving its unique community is helping those who have been injured in an accident receive the compensation they need to get back on their feet.
When You’ve Been Injured
If you have been injured in an accident, contact Moxie Law Group today. Our skilled legal team is committed to helping you get the compensation you deserve. In a lot of cases, the insurance company contacts the injured party, offering an initial settlement check that doesn’t even begin to cover the injured party’s expenses. If you have been injured, and have concerns about paying your injury related expenses, contact Moxie Law Group today for a consultation at no cost to you.