Arlington is a city within Tarrant County, with an approximate population of around 365,000 individuals, making it the 7th biggest city within the state of Texas, and the 3rd largest within the Dallas Metroplex. Arlington is the biggest city within Texas which is not a county seat. Arlington City is bordered by numerous cities, including Grand Prairie, Mansfield and Kennedale. The city of Dallas is located roughly twenty miles east of the city and Forth Worth is situated roughly 12 miles west.
The city is home to a variety of popular facilities, like the University of Texas at Arlington, The Texas Rangers' Ballpark in Arlington, the International Bowling Campus, Cowboys Stadium, the headquarters of American Mensa, International Bowling Museum, the theme parks Six Flags Over Texas and the Hurricane Harbor. It is even the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region IV.
A tiny portion of it extends into Dallas County, whereas the majority of Arlington City sits within Tarrant County. Hence, there are two county court systems serving the city of Arlington.
the city of Arlington was at first founded along the Pacific and Texas Railway in the year 1876 and was named after General Robert E. Lee's Arlington House. It was incorporated during the year 1884. By the year 1910, Arlington City had electricity, water, natural gas, and telephone services in addition to a public school system. Before World War II, the population grew to more than four thousand.