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Welcome to Arlington Heights ...

Arlington Heights is located in Arlington County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Arlington Heights: Arlington Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Arlington Heights is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arlington Heights lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Arlington Heights: (703) and (571)<4>

Communities Also Named Arlington Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Arlington Heights: This one is located in Arlington County and the other is located in Lynchburg City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 19 communities that are also named Arlington Heights - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Arlington Heights ...

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

  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaithersburg
    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 68,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville
  • Bowie [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
    • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Arlington Heights
    • Estimated population for 2018: 58,682 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • College Park [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Park
      • College Park [Prince George's County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 32,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for College Park
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 25,723 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfax
      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,574 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax
    • Herndon [Fairfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herndon
      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herndon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon
    • Greenbelt [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbelt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbelt
      • Greenbelt [Prince George's County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 23,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbelt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbelt
    • Hyattsville [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyattsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyattsville
      • Hyattsville [Prince George's County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Arlington Heights
      • Estimated population for 2018: 18,243 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyattsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyattsville

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 Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arlington Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arlington Heights. 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 Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arlington Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Arlington Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arlington Heights ...

Looking for more information about Arlington Heights? 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 Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arlington Heights.

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About Arlington County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arlington Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Arlington County: www.co.arlington.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Arlington, 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 Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).
<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 Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8696, Longitude: -77.0922       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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