A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Arlington ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arlington has a population of 45,550 people<2> (see below for details).
Arlington was settled in 1630 and was incorporated in 1807.
Arlington is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arlington lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Arlington: (781) & (339)<4>
The ZIP codes for Arlington: 02474, 02476<5>
Websites for Arlington ...
Official Website: www.town.arlington.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 45,550 people. This is an increase of 6.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 42,844 people. This makes Arlington the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Arlington represents 0.65% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42,844 people, the population of Arlington increased 1.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,389 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arlington.
Communities Also Named Arlington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, 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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arlington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Arlington on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arlington on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Arlington: www.town.arlington.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022