About Arlington County (VA) Government

Arlington, Virginia, is an attractive, well-planned community in which to live, visit or conduct business with a unique blend of excellent location, desirable living standard, and effective, pro-active government. An urban County of about 26 square miles located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington is best known to visitors as the home of the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington has won many awards for its urban planning, transit and environmental programs and is recognized as an innovative, progressive and dynamic organization There are no incorporated towns or cities within Arlington's boundaries.

County vision: Arlington will be a diverse and inclusive world-class urban community with secure, attractive residential and commercial neighborhoods where people unite to form a caring, learning, participating, sustainable community in which each person is important.