Arlington Profile


The five-member County Board is the governing body of Arlington. Members are elected at-large for staggered, four-year terms. The Chairman and Vice Chairman are chosen among the County Board members for a one-year term. The Board appoints a County Manager to serve as the chief administrative officer.

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Located across the Potomac River from Washington, DC and adjacent to the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church and Fairfax County, Virginia.

Size and Population

  •  Approximately 26 square miles
  • 195,600 (2005 provisional est., Cooper Ctr)

  NVRC Representatives


Hon. Libby Garvey

Hon. John Vihstadt