This county was established in March 13, 1847 but at that time it was known as Alexandria. In 1920 the county earned the name Arlington, and enjoys much history as the place where George Washington Parke Custis had taken up residence before building the famous house, Arlington House in Arlington National Cemetery.
Arlington has a population of 211,700 according to the statistical data dated in January 1, 2012.This population comes with much quality because factual data states a higher percentage of people in the county possess a graduate degree than any other place in the Washington area.
Arlington, located across the Potomac River from Washington DC, is best known as the home of the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery and The Iwo Jima War Memorial. The county is also considered as one of the best and important employment centers. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located in the county giving Arlington the best out of air transport.
Other areas of attraction in Arlington other than the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery and The Iwo Jima War Memorial are the Arlington Historical Museum, and Arlington Arts Center.
Comparing housing quality to other counties and states, Arlington stands firm in having the best houses in Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals, Seasonal and Vacation Housing and people living alone.
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