|Elevation||241 m (791 ft)|
Arlington is located 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of downtown Riverside.
The place was established in 1875. The Arlington post office opened in 1881, changed its name to Arlington Place in 1891, and back to Arlington in 1900. The name "Arlington" was chosen by election.
Arlington extended along Magnolia Avenue, from Arlington Avenue to Van Buren Avenue. Over the years, it has been divided into smaller neighborhoods.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arlington, California
- 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.
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