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Welcome to Arlington ...

The city of Arlington is primarily located in Calhoun County<1>. A portion of Arlington extends into Early County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Arlington, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1872.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arlington has a population of 1,316 people<2> (see below for details).

Arlington is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Arlington (for example, toward Haleburg (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Arlington: (229)

The ZIP code for Arlington: 39813<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 1,316 people. This is a decrease of 11.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 1,479 people (which is 22.09% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Arlington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Arlington represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 251st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,479 people, the population of Arlington decreased 7.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,602 people).

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

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Arlington: This one is located in Calhoun County and the other is located in Gwinnett County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 62 communities that are also named Arlington - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), 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.

  • Douglass Crossroads
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglass Crossroads
    • Douglass Crossroads is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
  • Douglasville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglasville
    • Douglasville is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
  • Blakely
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Hentown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hentown
    • Hentown is located in Early County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
  • Morgan
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Colquitt
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Edison
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Leary
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leary have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leary
    • Leary is located in Calhoun County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 560 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leary <6>
  • Rock Hill
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
    • Rock Hill is located in Early County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 248 people
  • Damascus
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arlington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.<7>

From that list, the Arlington post office opened in 1872.

We also found Arlington on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arlington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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