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Welcome to Arlington ...
The city of Arlington is located in Fayette County<1>.
The location of Arlington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arlington has a population of 398 people<3> (see below for details).
Arlington is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Arlington lies within the (563) area code.
The ZIP code for Arlington: 50606<5>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arlington, you might get a feel for its origin by knowing that their post office opened in 1895.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 398 people. This is a decrease of 7.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 429 people. This makes Arlington the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Arlington represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 497th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 429 people, the population of Arlington decreased 12.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 490 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arlington.
Communities Also Named Arlington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 62 communities that are also named Arlington - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), 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 that we've found for Arlington was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8> From that list, the Arlington post office opened in 1895.
We also found Arlington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arlington.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 May 2023