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About the Town of Arlington

When it was settled in 1635, Arlington was dubbed Menotomy. As most history enthusiasts know, Paul Revere’s midnight ride took him through Menotomy. In 1807, the town was incorporated under the name West Cambridge. And in another naming twist, it was renamed Arlington in 1867. The name was chosen as a way to pay tribute to individuals buried in Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetary. Arlington’s rich history is evident throughout the town. The Arlington Center Historic District, Menotomy Rocks Park, and Uncle Sam Memorial Statue commemorate historic events. Beautiful neighborhoods, commerce, ease of transportation, bodies of freshwater, and wonderful views of Boston’s city skyline make the Town of Arlington truly special.

Where is Arlington, MA?

Arlington, MA, is bordered by Belmont, Cambridge, Lexington, Medford, Somerville, and Winchester. Arlington is 24 miles southeast of Lowell, 8 miles northwest of Boston, and 46 miles northeast of Worcester.

How do you get to Arlington?

The main highway in Arlington is Route 2 which connects State Route 3. Alewife Station in nearby Cambridge is part of the subway Red Line. The Red Line has many convenient stops along its route. In addition, riders are able to access the commuter rail from several Red Line stops. The Arlington Heights and Arlmont Village bus routes provide additional transportation options for getting around the area.

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Who to call for Arlington information

Board of Assessors | 781.316.3050

Building Dept | 781.316.3395

Fire Dept | 781.316.3800

Library | 781.316.3200

Police Dept | 781.316.3900

Public Works | 781.316.3104

Town Clerk | 781.316.3070

Treasurer | 781.316.3032

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MLS Listings for Arlington Massachusetts Real Estate

Information courtesy of the Department of Housing and Community Development and the official website of the Town of Arlington. Arlington Massachusetts Real Estate market data provided by IDX.

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