Arlington is a town in Shelby County, Tennessee. It is part of the Memphis Metro Area, and has a total area of 20.4 square miles. 0.05% of the area is water, and the rest is land. It was initially named Hayesville, which was changed in 1883.
Manufacturing, transportation and warehousing and retail trade are the major commercial activities here. Public education is provided by the Shelby County Schools, comprising one elementary, one middle and two high schools. Needham's Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is the Saint Francis Bartlett Medical Center, located about 9 miles away in Bartlett. The cost of living here is 1.40% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 52 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 96. Snowfall is about 2 inches annually.