Arlington

Population

2010: 365,438, #50 in U.S., #7 in Texas

1950: 7,692

Arlington is in the Dallas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Setting

Arlington, located between Dallas and Fort Worth, was founded in 1876 along the Texas and Pacific Railway. The University of Texas at Arlington is just south of downtown.

Buildings

Tallest structures: AT&T Stadium, 320 feet (2009), and the Oil Derrick observation tower at Six Flags Over Texas, 300 feet (1961)

Stores

Arlington has no downtown department stores.

Trains

Amtrak has no service to Arlington.

Museums

The Arlington Museum of Art is located downtown.


 



Cowboys Stadium, Arlington

Theaters

Downtown Arlington has no movie theaters. Symphony Arlington plays at the Arlington Music Hall (formerly the Arlington Theater, 1950). Theatre Arlington is also downtown.

Sports

The Texas Rangers of the American League play at Globe Life Park (1994). The NFL Dallas Cowboys play at AT&T Stadium (2009). Both stadiums are northeast of downtown.

Map of Downtown Arlington

DowntownArlington.org

Convention and Visitors Bureau