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Welcome to Arlington ...

The town of Arlington is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Arlington has a population of 11,697 people<3> (see below for details).

Arlington is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Arlington: (901)

Websites for Arlington ...

Official Website: www.townofarlington.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 11,697 people. This is an increase of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 355.31% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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 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), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, 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.

Communities near Arlington ...

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

  • Bartlett [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartlett
    • Bartlett [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 59,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartlett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartlett
  • Collierville [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collierville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collierville
    • Collierville [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 50,616 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collierville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collierville
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 39,099 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown
  • Spring Lake [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2014: 34,269 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millington [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millington
      • Millington [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 10,685 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millington
    • Clopton [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clopton
      • Clopton [Tipton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2014: 9,889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Atoka [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atoka
      • Atoka [Tipton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 9,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atoka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atoka
    • Oakland [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Feathers Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feathers Chapel
      • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2014: 7,102 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feathers Chapel
    • Munford [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munford
      • Munford [Tipton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,060 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford

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.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Shelby, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arlington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - 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' (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, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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