Arlington, Texas: The Facts

POPULATION 365,438

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 5,400

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.  

Top Arlington Attractions:

·         Globe Life Park in Arlington

·         AT&T Stadium 

·         Six Flags Over Texas 

·         Six Flags Hurricane Harbor 

·         The International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame

·         & many more!

 

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