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Arlington in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Arlington, Tennessee

 
 
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Photographed By Nicolas Rausch, January 10, 2023
1. Arlington, Tennessee Marker
Inscription.  
Early pioneers settled in the Arlington area around 1830. A depot, called Withe Station, was established in 1856. The land was given by General Samuel Jackson Hays. In 1872 his land holdings were sold at public auction and the community became Haysville, incorporated in 1878. The name was changed to Arlington in 1883, and again incorporated in 1900.
 
Erected 1980 by Arlington Chapter of the APTA and Shelby County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 35° 17.148′ N, 89° 40.29′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Airline Road (Tennessee Route 205) 0.1 miles north of Douglass Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker located in front of Arlington Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5854 Airline Road, Arlington TN 38002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arlington Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hughes-College Hill Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Arlington, Tennessee Veterans Memorial
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(approx. ¾ mile away); The Country Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rachel H.K. Burrow Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away); History of Arlington (approx. 0.9 miles away); Arlington Historic Post Office (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Also see . . .  About Arlington. Town website entry (Submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Arlington, Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
2. Arlington, Tennessee Marker
Arlington, Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
3. Arlington, Tennessee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 3, 2023, by Nicolas Rausch of Horn Lake, Mississippi.   2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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