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Arlington, Georgia
(Calhoun County)

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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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arlington has a population of 1,326 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Arlington.

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).

Arlington is located in the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Arlington: 39813<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 1,326 people. This is a decrease of 10.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.23% 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 (with a count of 1,602 people).

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

Adding Arlington to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Arlington elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Arlington mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arlington on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Early County]
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    • Douglass Crossroads [Early County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Arlington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass Crossroads
  • Douglasville [Early County]
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    • Douglasville [Early County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Arlington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
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  • Hentown [Early County]
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    • Hentown [Early County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,944 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hentown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hentown
  • Rock Hill [Early County]
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    • Rock Hill [Early County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 248 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bellville [Clay County]
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      • Bellville [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellville
    • Bancroft [Early County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Early County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Arlington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Edison [Calhoun County]
    • Damascus [Early County]
    • Bluffton [Clay County]
    • Morgan [Calhoun County]

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arlington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4399, Longitude: -84.7253    
<6>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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