Arlington, California

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Arlington is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°55′13″N 117°26′47″W / 33.92028°N 117.44639°W / 33.92028; -117.44639Coordinates: 33°55′13″N 117°26′47″W / 33.92028°N 117.44639°W / 33.92028; -117.44639
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
City Riverside
Elevation[1] 241 m (791 ft)

Arlington (formerly, Arlington Place)[2] is a former unincorporated community now annexed to Riverside, in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 791 feet (241 m).[1]

Arlington is located 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of downtown Riverside.[2]

The place was established in 1875.[2] The Arlington post office opened in 1881, changed its name to Arlington Place in 1891, and back to Arlington in 1900.[2] The name "Arlington" was chosen by election.[2]

Arlington extended along Magnolia Avenue, from Arlington Avenue to Van Buren Avenue. Over the years, it has been divided into smaller neighborhoods.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arlington, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1390. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.