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The location of Arlington









Welcome to Arlington ...

The town of Arlington is located in Shelby County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Arlington has a population of 11,696 people<2> (see below for details).

Arlington is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Arlington: (901)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 11,517 people. This makes Arlington the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Arlington represents 0.18% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,517 people, the population of Arlington increased 348.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,569 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 11,696 people. This is an increase of 1.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 355.27% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arlington.

Communities near Arlington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atoka   [Map]   9,201   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bartlett   [Map]   59,102   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Collierville   [Map]   50,286   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Feathers Chapel   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Germantown   [Map]   39,141   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

While we believe that this Arlington is located in Shelby County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named Arlington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Houston and Knox County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 61 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), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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. 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. 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.

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

Websites for Arlington ...

Official Website: www.townofarlington.org/

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arlington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arlington.

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About Shelby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arlington: www.townofarlington.org/

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountytn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arlington) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arlington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arlington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2595, Longitude: -89.6680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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