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Arlington is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County. It forms part of the Mid-Cities region of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan statistical area, and is a principal city of the metropolis and region. The city had a population of 394,266 in 2020, making it the second-largest city in the county, after Fort Worth, and the third-largest city in the metropolitan area, after Dallas and Fort Worth. Arlington is the 50th-most populous city in the United States, the seventh-most populous city in the state of Texas, and the largest city in the state that is not a county seat.
The American Dream City
|Coordinates: 32°42′18″N 97°07′22″W|
|• Mayor||Jim Ross|
|• City Manager||Trey Yelverton|
|• Total||99.44 sq mi (257.54 km2)|
|• Land||95.84 sq mi (248.22 km2)|
|• Water||3.60 sq mi (9.32 km2)|
|Elevation||604 ft (184 m)|
|• Rank||50th in the United States|
7th in Texas
|• Density||4,113.79/sq mi (1,588.37/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
76001-76007, 76010-76018, 76094, 76096
|Area codes||682,817, 214, 469, 945, 972|
|GNIS feature ID||1372320|
Arlington is home to the University of Texas at Arlington, a major urban research university, the Arlington Assembly plant used by General Motors, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV, Texas Health Resources, Mensa International, and D. R. Horton. Additionally, Arlington hosts the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field, the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium, the Arlington Renegades at Choctaw Stadium, the Dallas Wings at College Park Center, the International Bowling Campus (which houses the United States Bowling Congress, International Bowling Museum and the International Bowling Hall of Fame), and the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas (the original Six Flags) and Hurricane Harbor.