Arlington, TX is located almost exactly halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth. Close enough to be considered a suburb of both cities, yet distant enough to maintain some independence, Arlington is an excellent place to live for people who want a touch of the rural life while still having all the comforts and conveniences of a large metropolitan area just minutes from home.
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Whether you are careening down a roller coaster, watching the Texas Rangers play, or enjoying the art at the Arlington Museum of Art, life in the Entertainment Capital of Texas is never boring. For those in the market for a new home in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth metro area, Arlington's central location and close proximity to the DFW International Airport makes it an appealing choice. With a wide range of homes available for sale, a rich history and ample attractions and amenities, Arlington, TX is the ideal place to call home.
For home buyers, Arlington has much that makes it appealing. The homes themselves make the area attractive, as do many of the city's premier neighborhoods. Whether you are in the market for a condo or town home downtown or want a newly built property in a carefully planned subdivision, Arlington's real estate market will deliver. Some of the area's most popular neighborhoods, with exceptional amenities and stunning homes, include the exclusive Viridian community and the new gated Knott's Landing on Little Road community.
Arlington is the third largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with a population of over 370,000 residents. Access to either city can be had via major interstates, which also provide quick and hassle-free commutes to other parts of the region, state, and country. In addition to sprawling and spacious suburban neighborhoods, Arlington also features several apartment communities, upscale historic districts (including the Old Town Historic District in North Arlington), and other residential areas that appeal to a broad spectrum of individuals. Start shopping for homes for sale in Arlington, TX.
For families with children, there are four major districts with highly rated elementary, junior high, and senior high schools that serve the city of Arlington. Those seeking higher education will find a variety of colleges and other institutions within the city, including the University of Texas at Arlington. Search homes for sale in Arlington by school district.
While there are numerous employers in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Arlington is home to several excellent companies, as well. Some of Arlington's major employers include Texas Health Resources, the Dallas Cowboys, Lockheed Martin, U.S. Airways, Arlington County School Board, the U.S. Department of Defense, Six Flags Over Texas, and the Arlington Independent School District.
There are also plenty of kid-friendly and family-friendly activities and things to do in and around Arlington to keep your family occupied and entertained all year long. Some of the major family-friendly attractions include the Arlington Music Hall, Globe Life Park (home of the MLB's Texas Rangers), AT&T Stadium (home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys), Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Water Park, plus several indoor and outdoor pools and family aquatic centers.
There are plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options within the Arlington city limits, including The Parks Mall and other malls and shopping plazas. Levitt Pavilion provides 50 free concerts each year, and the Arlington Highlands is a popular entertainment destination for residents of the city and surrounding area. Get more Arlington, TX community information.
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