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Welcome to Arlington ...

The city of Arlington is located in Tarrant County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Arlington has a population of 392,772 people<1> (see below for details).

Arlington was established in 1841.

The community of Arlington is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Arlington: (817) & (682)<3>

The ZIP codes for Arlington: 76001-76007, 76010-76019, 76094, 76096<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 365,438 people (which is 20.2% of the total population of Tarrant County). This makes Arlington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Arlington represents 1.45% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 365,438 people, the population of Arlington increased 9.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 332,969 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 392,772 people. This is an increase of 7.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arlington.

Communities near Arlington ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arlington and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bedford   [Map]   49,528   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   48,343   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
DeSoto   [Map]   52,599   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Euless   [Map]   54,769   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Worth   [Map]   854,113   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grand Prairie   [Map]   190,682   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arlington.

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Arlington - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Vermont, Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arlington.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arlington. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arlington. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arlington. Our list includes 19 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arlington:

Websites for Arlington ...

Official Website:   www.ci.arlington.tx.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.arlingtontx.com/
 
Junior League:   www.jlarlington.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arlington ...

Looking for more information about Arlington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arlington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Arlington.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arlington. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arlington: www.ci.arlington.tx.us/

The official website for Tarrant County: www.tarrantcounty.com/

The official website for State of Texas: www.texas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arlington.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (682) is an overlay for area code (817). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Arlington.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arlington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arlington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Arlington includes: 76001, 76002, 76003, 76004, 76005, 76006, 76010, 76011, 76012, 76013, 76014, 76015, 76016, 76017, 76018, 76094 & 76096.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Arlington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arlington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arlington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6990, Longitude: -97.1254     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arlington.



 
 
 

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