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Do you know of Arlington ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Arlington.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Arlington in the future.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Arlington, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

Communities Also Named Arlington ...

While we believe that this Arlington is located in McDowell County, we know of another 2 West Virginia communities named Arlington. Those communities are located in the following counties: Harrison and Upshur County.

Beyond West 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, Virginia (4), Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Adding Arlington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arlington in the FIPS-55 file.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Arlington was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Arlington ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Arlington:

Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

The FIPS database contains an entry for Arlington.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 54/02620   (Place Name: Arlington)

County: McDowell     (FIPS State/County: 54/047)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Arlington) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


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