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Arlington is in Arlington County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the home of Robert E. Lee
The latitude of Arlington is 38.890N. The longitude is -77.084W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 233 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 187,873.
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11% of Arlington residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arlington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arlington was $37,706, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Arlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Arlington include Fort Myer Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Arlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $871. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,711.
Libraries in Arlington include Aurora Hills Branch Library, Central Library/Arlington County Public, Cherrydale Branch Library, Columbia Pike Branch Library, Glencarlyn Branch Library, Government Reference, National Genealogical Society Library, Shirlington Branch Library, Westover Branch Library ... View libraries
Arlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arlington political report.
Arlington restaurants taking online reservations include bin1700 - Marriott Crystal Gateway, Extra Virgin, La Tasca - Arlington, Mezza 9, Morton's, the Steakhouse - Arlington, Pinzimini at the Westin Arlington Gateway, restaurant mez - Marriott Crystal Gateway, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Arlington, Sette Bello, Tallula ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Arlington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Arlington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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