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Arlington Heights, Illinois
(Sangamon County)

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The location of Arlington Heights

Welcome to Arlington Heights ...

Arlington Heights is located in Sangamon County.

The location of Arlington Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Arlington Heights: AHR-ling-tuhn<2>

A typical abbreviation for Arlington Heights: Arlington Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Arlington Heights is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arlington Heights lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Arlington Heights: (217)

Communities near Arlington Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arlington Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Athens   [Map]   1,911   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Auburn   [Map]   4,710   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Chatham   [Map]   12,624   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jerome   [Map]   1,607   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Pawnee   [Map]   2,676   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   2,218   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arlington Heights.

Communities Also Named Arlington Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Arlington Heights: This one is located in Sangamon County and the other is located in Cook County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 19 communities that are also named Arlington Heights - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arlington Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arlington Heights. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arlington Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arlington Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arlington Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arlington Heights ...

Looking for more information about Arlington Heights? 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 Heights, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arlington Heights.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Arlington Heights. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arlington Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8198, Longitude: -89.6015     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arlington Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arlington Heights.

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