Arlington, Baltimore facts for kids
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neighborhood statistical area
Rowhouses along West Rogers Avenue in Arlington, Baltimore
|• Total||.229 sq mi (0.59 km2)|
|• Land||.229 sq mi (0.59 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code||410, 443, and 667|
Arlington is a neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore, Maryland. Major streets running through the area include Wabash Avenue, Rogers Avenue, Dolfield Avenue, and West Belvedere Avenue. Two Baltimore Metro Subway stations, Rogers Avenue and West Coldspring are located in the area.
Arlington, along nearby Pikesville, is home to a large Russian-American population.
As of the late 1990s, Arlington was home to a population of 6,000 Russian-speaking Jews from Russia, Ukraine, and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. By 2003, some 20,000 Jews of Russian origin lived in the Baltimore region, predominantly in Northwest Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods of Baltimore County.
Notable current and former residents of Arlington include:
- Sidney W. Bijou (1908–2009), developmental psychologist.
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