Arlington County

Arlington County, Virginia

2100 Clarendon Blvd Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 228-3130
Fax: (703) 228-7430
www.co.arlington.va.us

On the northeastern border of VA, west of Washington, D.C. Established 1801 as Alexandria County of the Dist. of Columbia; in 1846 county was returned to VA; renamed March 16, 1920. Arlington functions politically as a county in VA. Name Origin: For the home of George Washington Parke Custis (1781-1857), grandson of Martha Washington (1732-1802), named for the 1st Earl of Arlington, Henry Bennet (1618-85) who shared Charles II's (1630-85) grant of the colony of VA. It was later the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee (1807-70)

Area (sq mi):: 25.96 (land 25.87; water 0.09) Population per square mile: 7575.00
Population 2005: 195,965 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 189,453 (White 60.40%; Black or African American 9.30%; Hispanic or Latino 18.60%; Asian 8.60%; Other 13.00%). Foreign born: 27.80%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $37,706; median household $63,001; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $49,555-$56,888
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 70.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Arlington County seat (186,117)

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    On April 2 at 6:30 pm, the Arlington County Board will consider the childcare proposal during its Budget Work Session for the Department of Human Services.
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    The Cooperative Development Foundation, an independent arm of the National Cooperative Business Association, has set up this special collection in order to assist cooperators directly affected by the tragic events of September 11 in New York City and Arlington County, Va.
    Faust of the Arlington County Sheriff's Office recently became executive director of the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA).
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    Task orders may include coordination with departments internal to Arlington County Government, and may also involve presentations and meetings with citizen groups and review authorities external to County Government.
    Charlotte Franklin, Deputy Coordinator of Arlington County Office of Emergency Management, believes it's important to understand what happens in the supply chain when "normal" abruptly shifts to "emergency.
    The trees--one for each person killed in New York City; Arlington County, Virginia; and Somerset County, Pennsylvania-will be planted this year as part of Eddie Bauer's Memorial Tree Groves campaign.
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    9 million in outstanding lease revenue bonds, series 2004 issued by the Arlington County Industrial Development Authority at 'AA+'.
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