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Welcome to Arlington ...

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

Arlington is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Arlington lies within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

While we believe that this Arlington is located in , we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Arlington. Those communities are located in the following : Alexandria City, Arlington and Northampton County.

Beyond Virginia, 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), Texas, Vermont, 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.

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 228,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond
  • Petersburg [Petersburg City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
    • Petersburg [Petersburg City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 31,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg
  • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
    • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 17,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights
  • Claremont [Surry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont [Surry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Arlington
    • Estimated population for 2018: 338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Braebrook Village [Chesterfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braebrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braebrook Village
      • Braebrook Village [Chesterfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braebrook Village
    • Ettrick [Chesterfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ettrick have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ettrick
      • Ettrick [Chesterfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ettrick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ettrick
    • Garysville [Prince George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garysville
      • Garysville [Prince George County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garysville
    • Bollinger Estates [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bollinger Estates
      • Bollinger Estates [Chesterfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bollinger Estates
    • Chester [Chesterfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester
    • Grant Village [Dinwiddie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant Village
      • Grant Village [Dinwiddie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Arlington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant Village

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.

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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 State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2835, Longitude: -77.2950       In this case, the coordinates for Arlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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