Arlington, Texas: The Facts
AREA 99.5 square miles
WEATHER Arlington summers reach temperatures in the upper 90s, with fall/winter temperatures around the 30s.
HISTORY Founded as Johnson Station in 1876, Arlington was a popular stop for traveling politicians, stagecoaches and mail.
COST OF LIVING Median household income: $48,617; median home price in 2010: $96,614.
AIRPORT Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport: Second largest airport in the United States, 15 minutes from Arlington.
HOTEL ROOMS 6,000
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON 34,870 students; part of the University of Texas system. Go Mavs!
OUTDOORS Arlington has 4,651 acres of parks and recreational space.
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