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Welcome to Arlington ...

Arlington is located in Riverside County<1>.

The location of Arlington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Arlington, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

Arlington is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arlington is within the (951) area code.

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Arlington: This one is located in Riverside County and the other is located in San Bernardino County.

Beyond California, there are 62 communities that are also named Arlington - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, 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.

  • Riverside
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • San Bernardino
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Fontana
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Moreno Valley
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Ontario
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Rancho Cucamonga
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Corona
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Pomona
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Jurupa Valley
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jurupa Valley
    • Jurupa Valley is located in Riverside County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,745 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Jurupa Valley
  • Rialto
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)

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.<5>

From that list, the Arlington post office opened in 1881.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Arlington.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arlington. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Riverside County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Riverside, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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