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(Sangamon County)

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Welcome to Arlington Heights ...

Arlington Heights is located in Sangamon County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Arlington Heights: AHR-ling-tuhn<3>

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.<4>.

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 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.

Communities near Arlington Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arlington Heights.

  • Springfield [Sangamon County]
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    • Springfield [Sangamon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 114,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
  • Chatham [Sangamon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham [Sangamon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,008 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatham<6>
  • Sherman [Sangamon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Sangamon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,679 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<6>
  • Auburn [Sangamon County]
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    • Auburn [Sangamon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rochester [Sangamon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochester
      • Rochester [Sangamon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,709 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
    • Riverton [Sangamon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverton
      • Riverton [Sangamon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverton<6>
    • Pawnee [Sangamon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawnee
      • Pawnee [Sangamon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pawnee<6>
    • Petersburg [Menard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
      • Petersburg [Menard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<6>
    • Athens [Menard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Menard County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,908 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Jerome [Sangamon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerome
      • Jerome [Sangamon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome

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 Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arlington Heights.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arlington Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arlington Heights. See our Newspapers 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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About Sangamon County

About Illinois

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.

The official website for Sangamon County: www.co.sangamon.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Sangamon, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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