Arlington County

Arlington County, Virginia

2100 Clarendon Blvd Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 228-3130
Fax: (703) 228-7430

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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    Recently, it was my honor to be invited by Arlington County, Virginia Sheriff Elizabeth "Beth" Arthur to speak at a ceremony marking the 150th Anniversary of the Arlington County Sheriff's Office and the 25th Anniversary of the construction of the Arlington County Detention Center.
    A small but vocal group of Virginians brandishing anti-Amazon slogans failed to convince the Arlington County Board from voting unanimously in favor of Amazon receiving a financial package that will ensure the company establishes its second headquarters, or HQ2, within the city.
    Fitch rates Arlington County 'AAA'/Stable and New York City 'AA'/Stable.
    -- Residents of Virginia's Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yard -- or should we say "National Landing" -- will see the first public deliberations over incentives for Amazon in early 2019, as state lawmakers in Richmond and the Arlington County Board vote on a generous package of tax breaks, infrastructure spending and cash grants.
    The Arlington Development Office (AED) has a business program which is the small business and entrepreneurial assistance network of Arlington County. This program is known as the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD).
    Welligent has announced that Arlington County Community Services Board (ACCSB) has selected Welligent as its new Electronic Health Record (EHR) provider, the company said.
    For a week in June, 24 girls worked toward the professional development, teamwork and stress management skills they can use not just in the emergency management field, but in any career they choose, said Lauren Stienstra, MS, CEM, senior manager for policy and research for Arlington County and the camp's organizer.
    This is the bank's fifth in Arlington County and it has expanded its branch network to 32 locations in the Greater Washington region.
    Milucky works with clients in Fairfax County, Arlington County and Prince William County in Virginia, Montgomery County and Prince George's County in Maryland and all of Washington, DC.
    Manhattan's median home price of $850,000 compares to $140,000 in Orleans Parish, $270,000 in Denver and $505,000 in Arlington County, according to the report.
    Neighboring Arlington County Public Schools and Loudoun County Public Schools both start classes at around 8 a.m., and offer the same extracurricular activities as Fairfax County does, Evans says.

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