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From the Old English personal name Ælfrēd + Old English ing (called after) + Old English tūn (estate), "estate named after Alfred". Many of the place names in the United States derive from Arlington House, formerly the plantation of Robert E. Lee.

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  1. A number of places in the United Kingdom:
    1. A village in Devon, United Kingdom.
    2. A village in East Sussex, United Kingdom.
    3. A village in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.
  2. A number of places in the United States:
    1. An unincorporated community in Wilcox County, Alabama.
    2. A census-designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona.
    3. A community in the city of Riverside, Riverside County, California.
    4. An unincorporated community in Kiowa County, Colorado.
    5. A city in Calhoun County and Early County, Georgia.
    6. A village in Bureau County, Illinois.
    7. An unincorporated community in Rush County, Indiana.
    8. A small city in Fayette County, Iowa.
    9. A small city in Reno County, Kansas.
    10. A small home rule city in Carlisle County, Kentucky.
    11. A neighborhood in northwest Baltimore, Maryland.
    12. A large town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
    13. A city in Sibley County, Minnesota.
    14. An unincorporated community in Phelps County, Missouri.
    15. A village in Washington County, Nebraska.
    16. A neighborhood of Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey.
    17. A community and census-designated place in Dutchess County, New York.
    18. A neighborhood of Staten Island, New York.
    19. A former town in Yadkin County, North Carolina, merged into the town of Jonesville in 2001.
    20. A village in Hancock County, Ohio.
    21. An unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Ohio.
    22. A small city in Gilliam County, Oregon.
    23. A neighborhood in southern Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    24. A small city in Brookings County and Kingsbury County, South Dakota.
    25. A sizable town in Shelby County, Tennessee.
    26. A large city in Tarrant County, Texas.
    27. A town in Bennington County, Vermont.
    28. A census-designated place which is coterminous with Arlington County, Virginia.
    29. An unincorporated community in Northampton County, Virginia.
    30. A city in Snohomish County, Washington.
    31. An unincorporated community in Harrison County, West Virginia.
    32. An unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia.
    33. A town and village in Columbia County, Wisconsin.
  3. A number of places in Canada:
    1. A community of Nova Scotia.
    2. A municipality of Saskatchewan.
    3. A community of Yukon.
  4. (US) Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, an American military cemetery.

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