Arlington County , Virginia

Arlington County: County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.C.

Arlington County locator map
Location of Arlington County on Virginia map.


Arlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 207,627. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 240,119 inhabitants. Its county seat is Arlington. The county was created 220 years ago in 1801.

Half Mast at Courthouse image
Half Mast at Courthouse
Half Mast at Courthouse image


Arlington County is located at 38°52'43"N 77°6'3"W (38.8786200, -77.1009600). It has 5 neighbors: District of Columbia, Montgomery County, Alexandria, Fairfax County and Falls Church.

Arlington County map

The largest city of Arlington County is Arlington with a population of 229,164. . See all Arlington County cities & populated places.

Arlington County Quick Facts

Population : 240,119 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Twitter username : arlingtonva
Postal code : 22201–22246
Phone Area Codes : 703, 571
Water as percent of area : 0.36%
Land as percent of area : 99.64%
Named for : Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington
Altitude : 860 feet / 262, 80 meters
Capital : Arlington
Establishment : February 02, 1801
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00
Local time : 02:54:49 (26th October 2021)
Population growth : 13.53% (2010-2020)

  • Aachen (1993 )
  • Coyoacán
  • Ivano-Frankivsk
  • Reims
  • San Miguel
  • Tangerang

Arlington County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Arlington County increased by 13.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 207,627 - census
2011 215,990 3.87% estimation process
2012 221,454 2.47% estimation process
2013 224,894 1.53% estimation process
2014 225,980 0.48% estimation process
2015 228,548 1.12% estimation process
2016 231,259 1.17% estimation process
2017 234,647 1.44% estimation process
2018 236,025 0.58% estimation process
2019 236,842 0.34% estimation process
2020 240,119 1.36% estimation process

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People born in Arlington County (115)

People born in Arlington County, including philanthropist Bob Wallace, television and online journalist, presenter, producer, and author Katie Couric, musician Rachael Yamagata, you can see a list of people who born in Arlington County.

  • Stan Winston (american television and film special make-up creator) he was born in 07/04/1946
  • Adam Curry (broadcasting and Internet personality) he was born in 03/09/1964
  • David M. Brown (American astronaut) he was born in 16/04/1956
  • Asher Monroe (American dancer and actor) he was born in 18/09/1988
  • Bill Potts (American musician) he was born in 03/04/1928
  • Kate Fleming (American actress, artist, singer, audio book narrator and producer) she was born in 06/10/1965
  • Terrence Jennings (American taekwondo practitioner) he was born in 28/07/1986
  • Tom Dolan (American swimmer) he was born in 15/09/1975
  • Will Yun Lee (American actor) he was born in 22/03/1971
  • Mark Linkous (American musician) he was born in 09/09/1962
  • John Franklyn Mars (American businessman) he was born in 15/10/1935
  • Nidal Malik Hasan (Jordanian-American army officer; convict) he was born in 08/09/1970
  • Frank Havens (Canoe racer) he was born in 01/08/1924
  • Richard Chartier (American artist) he was born in 29/03/1971
  • John Lipscomb (American bishop) he was born in 25/07/1950
  • Susie Bright (American writer and feminist) she was born in 25/03/1958
  • Zac Hanson (American musician) he was born in 22/10/1985
  • G. D. Falksen (American writer) he was born in 31/07/1982

Other places with the same name (1)

Arlington County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Arlington County.

City Name Population Title
Arlington 229,164 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.

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County Name Population Title
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Chesterfield County 358,245 County in South Carolina, United States
Henrico County 333,766 County in Virginia, United States
Chesapeake 247,011 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Norfolk 242,803 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Richmond 232,226 Capital city of Virginia, United States
Arlington 229,164 County in Virginia, United States; suburb of Washington, D.
City of Portsmouth 215,133 Administrative division in Virginia, United States
Newport News 179,062 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Alexandria 158,726 Independent city in Virginia, United States
Stafford County 156,748 County in Virginia, United States
East Hampton 147,993 Town in New York
Spotsylvania County 138,449 County in Virginia, United States