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BedroomsAverage RentCheapest RentHighest Rent
Studio Apartments$1,922$757$10,745
1 Bedroom Apartments$2,421$517$15,296
2 Bedroom Apartments$3,303$1,014$29,943
3 Bedroom Apartments$3,893$1,200$29,572
4+ Bedroom Apartments$4,346$1,567$8,688

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Overview

" The city of Arlington is a fun, friendly, and peaceful place to live. The city is rich in history and culture, yet modern and upbeat. Living in Arlington apartments is perfect if you’re looking for a city that is full of fun things to do. It is a great place to raise a family, with central quality education and plenty of kid-friendly activities."

History

The history of Arlington is rich in culture and has been a constantly evolving city since the first settlers in the 1840s. At the time when the city was first originally recognized by the USPS in 1877, it was a revenue generating city though rural farming. Arlington was originally named Hayterville, in honor of Rev. Andrew Shannon Hayter, who played a large role in developing a stop in the city between Dallas and Fort Worth for the Pacific Railway Company. The city was renamed to Arlington after General Robert E. Lee’s hometown, because Hayerville was too difficult to pronounce. In 1897, the first two residents graduated from Arlington’s oldest standing college, the University of Texas in Arlington, which remains in session today.

Weather

Arlington has beautiful weather year round. The average annual temperature is around 66.1°F, the perfect temperature for outdoor activities. In the summer months, expect the Southern heat. It cools down around the fall months and brings rain during September and October. The winter is a nice, manageable cold, with just a small chance of some snow fall. In the Spring, expect beautiful warm weather with some scattered showers throughout the months of March, April, and May. Overall, the weather is moderate and rarely ever extreme.

Getting Around

While Arlington isn’t the easiest place to walk to your destination, there are plenty of public transportation options, taxis, and major highways to make your way around the city. The Metro ArlingtonXpress is the city’s most popular public transportation service and costs just $5 to get around. Arlington is also just 10 miles away from the Fort Worth International Airport, making travel plans easy.

Commuting

" Arlington has immediate access to the Texas State Highway 360, which is the major highway to get into Dallas and Fort Worth areas. The Tom Landry Freeway also brings you into Dallas and Fort Worth, and connects you to I-35W and I-35E, that travels through Denton and Hillsboro. The traffic on major highways is slower during rush hour times, but is light during early afternoons and nights."

Media

While in the city of Arlington, tune into KTVT, KDFW Fox 4, or CBS 11 for the latest breaking news. If you’re into reading local newspapers, check out the Arlington Voice and Dallas News. If you’re looking for the latest and greatest music, tune into the following popular stations, 96.3 FM for Country, 98.7 FM for Classic Hits, and 94.5 FM for Hip-Hop.

Why Here

Arlington is an affordable, urban place to live and a great place to raise a family. Home of the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington you’ll find yourself immersed in fun activities like large sports events. There are plenty of things to do, including just a short drive to the Six Flags amusement park and the International Bowling Museum. Arlington is rich in culture, with a hip nightlife and delicious places to dine. Arlington has apartment complexes that are modern and beautiful. The apartments in Arlington are fantastic and central to popular points of interest in the city.

Landmarks

Arlington is home of the Globe Life Park, which hosts the Texas Rangers baseball team and AT&T Park, which hosts the Dallas Cowboys football team. The Top O’Hill Terrace is a top-rated landmark in Arlington which holds an interesting history of gambling in the 1930s and 1940s. Arlington is home to quality education colleges and central to many other colleges in Fort Worth and Dallas. The University of Texas at Arlington is in the heart of the city center.

Things to do

" Arlington has plenty of fun day and night social activities. For kids, there are local arcades, skateboarding arenas, and bowling alleys. For the adults, there are lots of options for bars and clubs in the area, including the Cowboys Dancehall Dallas and Arlington Improv. Six Flags Over Texas in the city of Arlington has some of the tallest roller coasters in the US – and is sure to entertain the whole family! The Planetarium at the University of Texas at Arlington is the largest planetarium in Texas, and offers educational shows for all ages."

Festivals

The city of Arlington has a number of annual festivals that will keep you busy with events throughout the year. In October, Arlington hold is annual Medieval Arts Festival, full of costumes and medieval food and shows. During the Holidays, check out the Texas Christkindl Market and the amazing Arlington Holiday Lights Parade to get into that holiday spirit. In April, be sure to check out the Arlington Festival of Quilts and the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation Lone Star Fest for some culture-rich fun!

Vacation spots

" Arlington is just a short drive from Dallas, Texas, which is popular vacation destination full of activities and landmarks to see. Dallas is home to historical museums, exiting sports, and an urban nightlife and restaurant scene. Arlington is also within a few hour drive of Houston, TX, a wonderful destination full of fun for the whole family."

Where to move

" There are lots of great areas to live in Arlington. In the suburb of Lamar Collins, you will find affordable, yet beautiful apartments to rent. Just north of Lamar Collins, near the Chester W Ditto Muni Golf Course, you will find modern style apartments in a clean, quiet environment. If you’re looking to be engulfed in the social aspects of the city, try looking for apartments in the Entertainment District."

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5055 S Chesterfield Rd Arlington, VA 22206

Studio to 2 bedrooms $1,388 to $2,994

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