Introduction to Arlington, Washington
Arlington, Washington, in Snohomish county, is 15 miles N of Everett, Washington (center to center) and 42 miles N of Seattle, Washington.The city is located in the Seattle - Bellevue - Everett metropolitan area. Arlington has a population of 11,713.
The area now known as Arlington was originally platted in 1890. The first schoolhouse was established in 1879. The area named after Lord Henry Arlington, a cabinet member of Charles II of England. In 1903, Arlington was officially incorporated as a city. J.M. Smith was elected as the first mayor of the city.
Arlington and nearby Attractions
- Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum
- Flying Heritage Collection
- Imagine Children's Museum
- Howarth Park Dog Beach
- Bay View State Park
Things To Do In Arlington
While staying in Arlington, you can visit the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum. There are several parks and playgrounds in the city including the Arlington Airport Park, Haller Bridge Park, Forest Trail Park, Quake Park, Twin Rivers Park, J. Rudy York Memorial Park, and High Clover Park. You can also visit Zimmerman Hill Climb. Golf enthusiasts can spend their leisure time at the Arlington Rotary Disc Golf Course.
Air transportation is available from Snohomish County Airport.
Arlington Higher Education
Everett Community College and Skagit Valley College are among the nearby colleges.