Garland is a large city northeast of Dallas and is a part of the 4th largest region in the nation, the DFW Metroplex, which continues to attract new business and corporate expansions. Garland offers a diverse and stable economy for businesses and residents to locate and succeed. It is located almost entirely within Dallas County, except a small portion located in Collin County. In 2008, Garland was ranked #67 on CNN and Moneymagazinemagazine's list of the "Top 100 Places to Live." Garland includes over 2,880 acres of park land, 6 recreation centers, and 60 parks. The GISD does not have school zoning, so GISD residents may apply to any GISD school.
For more information on Garland: City of Garland