In Shelby County, Tennessee you will find the fastest growing community in Tennessee, a town with a rich history named Arlington. Home to approximately 12,000 residents, this small-town has a rich history dating back to 1830. Situated on approximately 20.4 square miles, Arlington is a an uncommon conglomeration of neighborhoods branching out from the historic Depot Square.
Arlington students are served by Arlington Community Schools and attend either Arlington or Donelson Elementary schools, then Arlington Middle and Arlington High School. In addition to having excellent academic programs, Arlington also boasts a number of scenic neighborhood parks including Dixon Robinson Neighborhood Park, Doctor Logon Neighborhood Park, Douglas Street Community Park, Hughes-College Hill Community Park and Mary Alice Neighborhood Park, to name a few.
You will love living in Arlington and filling your days with visits to the multiple landmarks and other area attractions. One such place is the Rachel H. K. Burrow Museum that houses a number of historical artifacts and local memorabilia in its one-room building that was once a bank and is on the National Register for Historical Places. Another must-see in Arlington is the Blacksmith Shop in the center of Depot Square. It is one of the few working blacksmith shops in the U.S. and has demonstrations during the annual “Arlington in April” festival. Another site listed on the National Register for Historic Places is the Post Office, built in 1900 and now home to a number of postal items from times gone by. Enjoy the learning about Arlington’s past while building your future in this charming community.
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