Area: 5.5 sq miles (14.24 km²)
Population: 42,844 (2010U.S. census)
Closest access to thesubway system is through the Alewife Station located just over the Arlingtonborder in Cambridge
The birthplace of Uncle Sam, the location of the first public children's library.Paul Revere's famous midnight ride to alert colonists took him through Menotomy,now known as Arlington.
John Quincy Adams Brackett, Former Massachusetts Governor.
Nate "Tiny" Archibald, guard for the Boston Celtics (1978-1983).