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Arlington, Texas

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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,[7] 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,[9] and the largest city in the state that is not a county seat.

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Flag of Arlington
Official logo of Arlington
The Agg
The American Dream City[1]
Location of Arlington in Tarrant County
Location of Arlington in Tarrant County
Arlington is located in Texas
Location within Texas
Arlington is located in the United States
Location within the United States
Arlington is located in North America
Arlington (North America)
Coordinates: 32°42′18″N 97°07′22″W
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
StateFlag_of_Texas.svg Texas
  Mayor[3]Jim Ross
  City Manager[4]Trey Yelverton
  Total99.44 sq mi (257.54 km2)
  Land95.84 sq mi (248.22 km2)
  Water3.60 sq mi (9.32 km2)
Elevation604 ft (184 m)
  Rank50th in the United States
7th in Texas
  Density4,113.79/sq mi (1,588.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
76001-76007, 76010-76018, 76094, 76096
Area codes682,817, 214, 469, 945, 972
FIPS code48-04000[8]
GNIS feature ID1372320[6]

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.