Timeline of Arlington, Texas

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Arlington, Texas, USA.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

  • 1873 – Settlement founded near site of present-day city.[1]
  • 1876
  • 1877 – Settlement renamed "Arlington" (previously known as "Johnson" or "Hayter").[3][4]
  • 1884 – Arlington incorporated.
  • 1887 – Cemetery Society (later Arlington Historical Society) founded.[1]
  • 1897
    • Arlington Journal newspaper begins publication.[5][6]
    • Mount Olive Baptist congregation formed.[7]
  • 1900 – Population: 1,079.[8]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leon E. Seltzer, ed. (1952), Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World, New York: Columbia University Press, p. 100, OL 6112221M
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "History of Arlington". City of Arlington, Texas. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "Downtown History". Downtown Arlington Management Corp. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  4. ^ Cogdell 2013.
  5. ^ a b "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Genealogy and Local History Collection: Local Newspapers". Texas: Arlington Public Library.
  7. ^ a b c d Carol E. Roark, ed. (2003). Fort Worth & Tarrant County: An Historical Guide. Fort Worth, Texas: Tarrant County Historical Society and TCU Press. ISBN 978-0-87565-279-5.
  8. ^ a b Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, Texas: A.H. Belo & Co., 1912
  9. ^ a b c "History". University of Texas Arlington. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i Komatsu Architecture 1997.
  11. ^ a b c "Movie Theaters in Arlington, TX". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  12. ^ a b c d e Vandergriff 2010.
  13. ^ "Development of the Arlington Public Library System (timeline)". City of Arlington, Texas. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  14. ^ University of Texas Libraries. "Arlington (Tex)". Texas Archival Resources Online. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  15. ^ a b Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998
  16. ^ "About Us". Texas: Islamic Society Of Arlington. Archived from the original on August 2005.
  17. ^ Pluralism Project. "Arlington, Texas". Directory of Religious Centers. Harvard University. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  18. ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress". GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  19. ^ "Texas". Official Congressional Directory: 99th Congress. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1985.
  20. ^ "A Newspaper War, Texas Style, Grips a Suburb", New York Times, April 22, 1996
  21. ^ "Arlington City Council Agenda", Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 4, 1996 – via Arlington Public Library, Electronic ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of the city's World Wide Web page
  22. ^ "City of Arlington, TX". Archived from the original on December 1996 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
  23. ^ a b Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "Arlington, Texas". Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  24. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000". Arlington city, Texas QuickLinks. State & County QuickFacts. US Census Bureau.
  25. ^ "Arlington (city), Texas". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 25, 2015.
  26. ^ "Largest Urbanized Areas With Selected Cities and Metro Areas (2010)". US Census Bureau. 2012.
  27. ^ "Megaregions: Texas Triangle". America 2050. USA: Regional Plan Association. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  28. ^ "Afraid It Was Missing the Boat, a City Tries to Catch the Bus", New York Times, April 5, 2014
  29. ^ https://www.dallasnews.com/news/arlington/2016/11/08/texas-rangers-stadium-vote-passes-landslide
  30. ^ https://www.nbcdfw.com/blogs/red-fever/Officials-to-Break-Ground-on-Texas-Rangers-New-Stadium-Thursday-448438963.html
  31. ^ "NCTCOG Members". Arlington: North Central Texas Council of Governments. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Bibliography[edit]

  • "Arlington". Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. St. Louis: R.L. Polk & Co. 1884 – via Internet Archive.
  • "Arlington". Texas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. 1890 – via Internet Archive.
  • Freese; et al. (1952), City Plan for Arlington, Texas
  • Arista Joyner, ed. (1976), Arlington, Texas: Birthplace of the Metroplex, Arlington Bicentennial-Centennial Celebration Committee
  • Janet L. Schmelzer, Where the West Begins: Fort Worth and Tarrant County (Northridge, California: Windsor, 1985)
  • Komatsu Architecture (1997), Final Arlington Historic Resources Survey Update – via City of Arlington
  • Terri Myers (1999), The Hill: Arlington's African-American Communities, Austin TX
  • "Timeline: Tom Vandergriff", Dallas Morning News, December 2010
  • Tom Cogdell (October 2013), "Arlington's First Property Owners – 1876", Newsletter, Texas: Arlington Historical Society

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