Only six miles northwest of Boston, Arlington is a town in Middlesex County with a population over 40,000 and a territory encompassing 5.5 square miles. With architecturally and culturally stunning neighborhoods such as Arlington Center, Arlington Heights, and East Arlington, the town is neighbored by Medford, Somerville, Cambridge, Winchester, Lexington, and Belmont.
There are many wonderful parks and historical sights in Arlington that also give it a special aura. From the Robbins Farm Park, to the Menotomy Rocks Park, Robbins Library, Spy Pond Park, the Arlington Center Historic District, the Cyrus E. Dallin Art Museum, the Great Meadow, the House at 5 Willow Court, the Henry Swan House, the Jason Russell House, the Minuteman Bikeway, the Prince Hall Mystic Cemetery, the Uncle Sam Memorial Statue, and the Water Tower at Park Circle.
Arlington has over the years also been featured in popular culture. Moreover, there are now today an array of organizations based in Arlington. Some of these include the Arlington Garden Club, The Menotomy Bird Club, the Arlington Dog Owners Club, The Armenian Cultural Foundation, the Arlington Friends of the Drama, and more.