Place:Arlington, Virginia, United States

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NameArlington
Alt namesAlexandriasource: Family History Library Catalog
Arlington countysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Bellehavensource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) I, 561
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.867°N 77.1°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1926 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Arlington is a county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1669 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1772 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1778 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1801 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1960 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1800 5,949
1810 8,552
1820 9,703
1830 9,573
1840 9,967
1850 10,008
1860 12,652
1870 16,755
1880 17,546
1890 18,597
1900 6,430
1910 10,231
1920 16,040
1930 26,615
1940 57,040
1950 135,449
1960 163,401
1970 174,284
1980 152,599
1990 170,936

Note: State totals for 1800-1840 include population of the portion of the District of Columbia taken from Virginia (Fairfax County) in 1791 but retroceded to Virginia in 1846 (1800: 5,949; 1810: 8.852; 1820: 9.703; 1830: 9,573; 1840: 9,967). This area became Alexandria County in 1801; a portion was reported as Alexandria city independent of the county beginning in 1900; Alexandria County was renamed Arlington in 1920.

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