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Welcome to Arlington ...

Arlington is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

Arlington is 720 feet [219 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: (704) & (980)<4>

Adding Arlington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arlington in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section 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 Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

While we believe that this Arlington is located in Mecklenburg County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Arlington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gaston and Yadkin County.

Beyond North Carolina, 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, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), 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.

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Arlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<6>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Arlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Arlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<6>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mint Hill
      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<6>
    • Fort Mill [York County]
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      • Fort Mill [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Mill<6>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davidson
      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<6>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Mecklenburg County

About North Carolina

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.

The official website for Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.org

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Mecklenburg, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<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 from Point A (ie- Arlington) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2693, Longitude: -80.9726       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington 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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