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Welcome to Arlington ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arlington, you might consider that their post office opened in 1887.
Arlington is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Arlington: 36722<3>
Going back to its beginning, Arlington was originally named Dumas Store. For more information about the names of Arlington, see The Names of Arlington on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Arlington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Arlington: This one is located in Wilcox County and the other is located in Montgomery County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 62 communities that are also named Arlington - they are located in 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), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arlington.
Communities near Arlington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arlington.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arlington.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arlington.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arlington. See our Newspapers Page for Arlington.
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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arlington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arlington.
Adding Arlington to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arlington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Arlington was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Arlington in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Arlington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023