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Arlington, TX. May 27, 2009. Photo:
Arlington is a city in
metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census results,
the city had a population of 365,438,
making it the third largest
municipality in the
Metroplex. Arlington is
the seventh-largest city in Texas and the
50th largest city in
the United States.
12 miles (19 km)
downtown Fort Worth and
20 miles (32 km)
Dallas, Arlington is
home to the
University of Texas at Arlington,
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington,
Cowboys Stadium, the
International Bowling Campus (which houses the
United States Bowling Congress,
International Bowling Museum
International Bowling Hall of Fame),
the headquarters for
American Mensa, and the
Six Flags Over Texas
(the original Six Flags) and
Hurricane Harbor. The
Fort Worth, and
surrounds the smaller communities of
Pantego. Arlington is
the headquarters of the
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Arlington is also the largest city in the state that
is not a county seat.
Arlington is located at
According to the
United States Census Bureau,
the city has a total area of 99.7 square miles (258 km2),
of which, 96.5 square miles (250 km2) of it
is land and 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) of it
(3.19%) is water.
Johnson Creek, a
tributary of the
Trinity River, and the
Trinity River itself, flows through Arlington.
- July and August are the warmest months, on
- The highest recorded temperature was 113°F in
- January is the average coolest month.
- The lowest recorded temperature was -8°F in
- The maximum average precipitation occurs in May.
According to the 2006–2008
American Community Survey
the racial composition of Arlington was as follows:
Arlington is home to The
University of Texas at Arlington
(UTA), the Southeast Campus of
Tarrant County College
Arlington Baptist College
The University of Phoenix and Texas Tech University also
have a presence in Arlington near Interstate 20.
University of Texas at Arlington is the second largest
institution of the
University of Texas System.
The university has a current enrollment of 32,956
students as of Fall 2010, and is a valuable asset to the
city of Arlington and its economy. Buildings within the
academic core of the UT Arlington campus are among the
oldest structures in the
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex,
including Preston Hall, Ransom Hall, College Hall,
Brazos House, and the original
Arlington High School.
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