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The process can take several hours. This article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2110 provides more details about the Erase All Content and Settings feature.
Yes, text messages can be restored from backup. This article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1766 provides details about the types of data stored in the iPhone backup.