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Welcome to Arlington ...

The city of Arlington is located in Tarrant 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 398,112 people<3> (see below for details).

Arlington was established in 1841.

The community of Arlington is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arlington: (817) & (682)<5>

The ZIP codes for Arlington: 76001-76007, 76010-76019, 76094, 76096<6>

Websites for Arlington ...

Official Website:   www.ci.arlington.tx.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.arlingtontx.com/

Junior League:   www.jlarlington.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arlington had an population of 398,112 people. This is an increase of 8.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arlington had a population of 365,438 people (which is 20.2% of the total population of Tarrant County). This makes Arlington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Arlington represents 1.45% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 365,438 people, the population of Arlington increased 9.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 332,969 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, 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, Tennessee (3), 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.

  • Dallas [Dallas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
    • Dallas [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,345,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas
  • Fort Worth [Tarrant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Worth
    • Fort Worth [Tarrant County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 895,008 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Worth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Worth
  • Irving [Dallas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irving have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irving
    • Irving [Dallas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 242,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irving
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irving
  • Grand Prairie [Dallas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Prairie
    • Grand Prairie [Dallas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 194,614 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Prairie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Prairie
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mansfield [Tarrant County]
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      • Mansfield [Tarrant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 70,981 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield
    • North Richland Hills [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Richland Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Richland Hills
      • North Richland Hills [Tarrant County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 70,836 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Richland Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Richland Hills
    • Euless [Tarrant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euless
      • Euless [Tarrant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 57,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euless
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Euless
    • Grapevine [Tarrant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapevine
      • Grapevine [Tarrant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 53,976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapevine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grapevine
    • DeSoto [Dallas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeSoto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeSoto
      • DeSoto [Dallas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 53,523 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeSoto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeSoto
    • Bedford [Tarrant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bedford
      • Bedford [Tarrant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Arlington
      • Estimated population for 2018: 49,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford

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 19 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Tarrant County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arlington: www.ci.arlington.tx.us/

The official website for Tarrant County: www.tarrantcounty.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Tarrant, 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>Area code (682) is an overlay for area code (817).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arlington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arlington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Arlington includes: 76001, 76002, 76003, 76004, 76005, 76006, 76010, 76011, 76012, 76013, 76014, 76015, 76016, 76017, 76018, 76094 & 76096.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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: 32.6990, Longitude: -97.1254       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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