Arlington is a county in the state of Virginia. Located on the southwestern bank of the Potomac River, Arlington is directly across from the District of Columbia. Although not legally designated as a town or city, Arlington is the second largest region in the Washington metropolitan area.
With a land area of 26 square miles, Arlington is the smallest self-governing county in the United States. It is the home of many universities and governing bodies.
Arlington is perhaps most well known for the Arlington National Cemetery, which was established as a US military cemetery during the civil war. President John F. Kennedy is buried here. It is also the location of the Iwo Jima Memorial. The region of Arlington also contains the Pentagon.
Near areas such as Silver Spring, Bethesda, and Falls Church, Arlington is a wonderful place to work, live, or visit. With a rich history, proximity to all kinds of entertainment, and many cultural touchstones, this region is a diverse area with a strong economy and is filled with things to learn and experience. With cold weather in the winter and warm weather in the summer, this region experiences all four seasons throughout the year and draws visitors all year round.