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  1. Jan 18, 2023 · Arlington, urban county in northern Virginia, U.S., lying across the Potomac River (southwest) from Washington, D.C., and adjoining the city of Alexandria (south). Arlington is connected to Washington by five bridges—Francis Scott Key, Arlington Memorial, George Mason, Theodore Roosevelt, and Rochambeau Memorial.

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  2. Arlington sits directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in the Northern Virginia region. It is the site for the famous Arlington National Cemetery, established as an American military cemetery during the Civil War.

    • History
    • Population and Demographics
    • Community Resources and Amenities
    • Education
    • County Government
    March 13, 1847: Established as Alexandria County.
    March 16, 1920: The name was changed to Arlington County.
    In 1791, Arlington was originally part of a 10-mile square surveyed for the nation’s capital.
    In 1846, the U.S. Congress returned a portion of the District of Columbia on the west bank of the Potomac River to the Commonwealth of Virginia, in response to requests from local residents.
    Estimated population as of January 1, 2022: 235,500 (CPHD estimate)
    2020 Census Population: 238,643
    Population forecast for 2045: 301,200
    Population Density: 9,058 persons per square mile
    Arlington has 62 registered civic and citizen associations, dozens of commissions, and more than 178 community service organizations.
    Arlington is home to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery.
    Arlington has many recreational and other community amenities including:
    75.8% of Arlington’s population 25+ has a bachelor’s degree or higher.
    Arlington Public School's on-time graduation rate is 94 percent.
    26,911 students are enrolled in Arlington County Public Schools (September 2021).
    County Vision:Arlington will be a diverse and inclusive world-class urban community with secure, attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods where people unite to form a caring, learning, p...
    In 1932, Arlington became the first County in the U.S. to operate under the “manager” form of government, which continues today.
    The County Board, Arlington’s legislative body, is composed of five members elected at large. The Board appoints the County Manager and a variety of citizen boards, commissions and advisory groups...
    The County Board encourages a high level of citizen involvement in local government, especially in developing planning policy.
  3. Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. [1] The county is situated in Northern Virginia on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River directly across from the District of Columbia, of which it was once a part. The county is coextensive with the U.S. Census Bureau 's census-designated place of Arlington.

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