Tyler, Texas - Facts & Figures
Tyler, Texas was founded in the late 1800's and named after President John Tyler. Tyler has the nickname "Rose Capital of the World" and is home to America's largest rose garden and the Texas Rose Festival, which draw thousands of tourists to the town each October. Tyler is a city with educational opportunities, including the University of Texas at Tyler, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, and Texas College. Tyler was the first town to participate in the international Adopt-a-Highway movement.
Other attractions in Tyler include the Caldwell Zoo, the Civil War Camp Ford (the largest Confederate Prisoner of War camp west of the Mississippi), and Broadway Square Mall.
- Population: 97,250
- Industries: Construction; Health care; Accommodation and food services; Professional, scientific, and technical services; Educational services; Machinery; Administrative and support and waste management services
- Area Codes: 903
- ZIP Codes: 75701, 75702, 75703, 75704, 75705, 75706, 75707, 75708, 75709, 75710, 75711, 75712, 75713, 75798, 75799
- Surrounding Cities: Garland, TX; Dallas, TX; New Chapel Hill, TX; Noonday, TX; Whitehouse, TX; Chandler, TX; Winona, TX;Bullard, TX; Lindale, TX; Arp, TX